Tag Archives: Spain

World Trip 2012-13: Day 30 – Madrid to Buenos Aires, Argentina

Friday 26 October 2012 Highlights: Business class experience long haul flight. With the Madrid and European leg over it was time to leave and get to the central part of this world trip, Argentina and Antarctica tour. The metro trip … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 29, Segovia and Avila, Spain

Thursday 25 October 2012 Highlights: Segovia Alcazar (Castle), Segovia Cathedral, Aqueduct of Segovia, Walled city of Avila A day spent outside Madrid turned into an exceptional highlight. I was worried about rain when I walked to the tour company, this … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 28 – Frankfurt to Madrid, Spain

Wednesday 24 October 2012 Highlights: Madrid at night tour, Flamenco dancing show There is definitely something to be said for being able to walk to the airport terminal from your hotel room. I’m always worried about getting delayed, not much … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 100 – San Sebastian, Spain

Today I was determined to make it to the beach as you never know when the next chance might come (maybe in Canada).   The weather has been very cold…… by that I mean 26-27 which is very unusual here. … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 99 – San Sebastian, Spain

I went out exploring this little gem of a town.   Like Rio this town has a statue of Jesus overlooking the city, judging by the looks on people’s faces I think as much sinning as happens in Rio happens … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 98 – Burgos & San Sebastian, Spain

Travelling today from Madrid to San Sebastian BusAbout put on an extra bus as everyone is keen to get to San Sebastian as it is located near the running on the bulls.   Unfortunately (or is that fortunately) I learnt … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 97: Madrid, Spain

Today I choose to visit the Palacio Real (Spanish Madrid Palace).   In the end I picked a day that had the Spanish King in attendance (which is rare).   I believe he was meeting another head of state but … Continue reading

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