We had an 8am train ride en route to Madrid. Since we had our luggage with us, instead
of taking the metro, we decided to get a cab. I asked the front desk for a 5:45am wake up
call and to have a cab ready for us at 6:30am. Everything went as planned. We made it to
Barcelona-Sants, the train station where we’d be boarding to Madrid.
There was no Wi-Fi, but I was able to plug in my electronics, pulled out my MacBook Air
Our hotel was more like a boutique hotel. It’s not huge, more on the minimalist urban trendy side. One
I was thinking the moment we drove up to the hotel, that it actually reminded me of NYC. It felt like I
was driving on 8th Avenue or 7th Avenue going up to the Broadway Theatre or the Ed Sullivan
Theatre. That was the feeling. And then bam…..to my right, showed up a huge marquee….El Rey Leon
aka The Lion King. We must be staying in Madrid’s theatre district.
After swimming, we went to El Rastro. It’s Europe’s largest street fair, over 3200 stalls. The fair is every
I went to the stall where Navajas was sold. To my surprise, I thought it would be sold “cold” but once