Madrid is great my friend, It’s 5 to 8 in the evening and I’m drinking Sangria in Puerto del Sol. It takes a lot to get me out at night when I travel but it is the perfect temperature for strolling, and the music and warmth of the people have me hooked. I am enjoying… Read More A Letter from Madrid.
A Day in Madrid at the Prado. Normally a visit to a museum has me drained and looking for the exit within 2 hours. I have been known to queue to get into somewhere longer than I can tolerate being in there. However, I was fully absorbed by the Capitolino Museum in Rome. It kept… Read More Hieronymus, Diego and the Whims of the Heavens.
Wednesday 17th May. Today I went to Toledo. I caught the train from Madrid’s Atocha station for €20 return & 33 minutes each way. Outside the Toledo station, I turned right, walked along to the bus stop, passing the lady selling hop on hop off tickets and jumped on the local bus. It was €1.30 for a… Read More Holy Toledo!