A Week in Madrid part 1 March 11th 2002 DAY ONE
Late. Everything. All morning. The taxi was late picking us up. The bus was late leaving Southampton for the airport. The plane was late leaving Heathrow for Madrid.
We couldn't find the hostel we were after either once we got into the centre of the old city. What a good start to the week. Still, we did find a place to stay, double room with en suite for €36 per night, wha ... read more
Europe » Spain » District of Madrid Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
We were twotravelbugs but now we are four we have become the travelbug tribe! We hope to instil in our daughters our love of travel, of exploring, of discovering. We are full of ideas and excitement, just waiting for our chance to see more of the world and bring them along with us.
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