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¡Hola Madrid!

THIS IS GOING TO BE HARD. Not the traveling-alone part. And certainly not the drinking vermouth part. The no-shopping part (of which more later). I left New York yesterday in yet another snowstorm and arrived today in a city where … Continue reading

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SPAIN: Day 2 – Rambling ‘Round Madrid

Velasquez in front of the Prado TRUE TO MY WORD, I did all that I set out to do today in Madrid – the flea market and Plaza Mayor in the morning, the Botanic Garden and the Prado in the … Continue reading

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SPAIN: Day 1 – Madrid’s Museums

THE RAIN IN SPAIN, forecast for Saturday, never happened. My first day in Madrid was overcast and in the 50s. I felt a little disoriented, as I always do my first jet-lagged day in a strange foreign city. But that … Continue reading

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