Madrid to Barcelona

Saturday, January 12, 2008 My last partial day in Madrid turned out to be a beautiful sunny one, though quite chilly; I could see my breath. The time to head to the airport sped up it seemed and soon I was sitting in Terminal 3 staring out at the wonderful hillsides...

Second Last Day in Madrid

Friday, January 11, 2008It’s raining here again today, so after an earlier hearty breakfast across the street and down a bit from the hostel, I went back to the post office building and then to a couple of art galleries. This means I’ve been inside...

Second Day in Madrid

Thursday, January 10, 2008 Wow, only two days left in Madrid…the time is going by so quickly, especially today because I spent most of the morning writing. It was dreary and raining oustide, so this seemed the best idea. Only hunger drove me out about 11:30 am...

First Impressions of Madrid

Wednesday, January 9, 2008 Today was one of those day where nothing quite goes right to start with, though it turns out all right in the end. Luckily my wake-up call at 7:00 am was right on time and I’d packed the night before. Even getting to the airport by taxi...