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  • Week Five As hinted at (or explicitly stated) in my previous entry, I spent last weekend in Dublin with my dad. It was a very strange feeling to be greeted in English at the airport, and to be honest, my comprehension of Posted by ktconroy1604 in Semester in Madrid | Feb 19, 2015
  • L'Ametlla De MarWhen I arrived in L'Ametlla Del Mar I was pleasantly surprised by how pretty the area was for a small fishing town. The waterways were split into 3 sections. The harbour was filled with sailing boats, speedboats, small catamarans and Posted by mad4u27 in UK & Europe Tour | Feb 17, 2015
  • West Europe (Barcelona)Barcelona is the capital city of the autonomous community of Catalonia in Spain and the country's second largest city, with a population of 1.6 million within its administrative limits. Its urban area extends beyond the administrative city limits with a Posted by minitravel in Global Trekker | Feb 15, 2015
  • West Europe (Madrid)Madrid (/məˈdrɪd/, Spanish: [maˈðɾið], locally: [maˈðɾiθ, -ˈðɾi]) is the capital and largest city of Spain. The population of the city is almost 3.2 million[4] and that of the Madrid metropolitan area, around 6.3 million. It is the third-largest city in Posted by minitravel in Global Trekker | Feb 15, 2015
  • Week Four There are many things that line the streets of Madrid – trees, fruit stands, cafes. Sadly, one can’t spend too much time admiring the picturesque scenery due to the incredible vigilance Posted by ktconroy1604 in Semester in Madrid | Feb 11, 2015
  • On finding your place, and your peace. There is a place in this city that has become a monument of battles won and fears overcome. Located next to the principal theater, it is a lively square that many pass through each day on their way to experience Posted by mirandabarrie in To Sail, Not Drift | Feb 11, 2015
  • Vilanova i la Geltru & SitgesA couple of days after Christmas I travelled with Mum just south of Barcelona to a town called Vilanova i la Geltru. It is quite a large town with the main attraction being the harbour and sea front which has Posted by mad4u27 in UK & Europe Tour | Feb 6, 2015
  • Week ThreeMy first full weekend in Madrid was filled with strange and new experiences. On Friday, I serenaded a group of strangers. On Saturday, I went to the Prado. And on Sunday, I journeyed over to El Escorial, a town about Posted by ktconroy1604 in Semester in Madrid | Feb 4, 2015
  • Studying abroad in SpainWow, I can't believe I've been in Spain for two weeks already. I have learned so much about Spanish culture and got to know more about this amazing city that is Granada. It is funny how, even though I am Posted by kmlaz021 in Make it Count | Feb 1, 2015
  • Week Two I have come to the conclusion that deciding to spend a semester in Madrid was absolutely the right call. After watching a news report in which Spanish journalists sent their prayers to the residents of New York (who are currently Posted by ktconroy1604 in Semester in Madrid | Jan 26, 2015
  • AgerNow I have been to Spain many times, granted it has only been to tourist destinations and a few of the local villages in the area near Mum, but I honestly thought that there wasn't much to see in Spain, Posted by mad4u27 in UK & Europe Tour | Jan 25, 2015
  • How I miss my lovely cityI haven't been writing here for a long while, mostly because I left Madrid behind a while ago, and moved to Bratislava. After not being able to adapt to the culture and other stuff, I have moved back to the Posted by Herr Bert in A Dutchman in Madrid | Jan 21, 2015
  • Getting Started - Almost!It's a little over a week before we leave and we are busy getting ready, but still very excited. This blog is meant for family and friends who want to share our journey to Europe in early spring 2015. We Posted by Catnchas in The Creighz's do Europe | Jan 19, 2015
  • Week One I am so incredibly lucky. Very few people receive the sort of the opportunities to travel and see the world that I do. My semester in Madrid is an absolute blessing. From gorgeous architecture to amazing food – this city Posted by ktconroy1604 in Semester in Madrid | Jan 19, 2015
  • Arriving in Spain - AinsaNow I was surprised when I got to the other side of the Pyrenees. How can there be thick snow on one side of the mountain and nothing on the other. My first site in Spain was only 40 minutes from Posted by mad4u27 in UK & Europe Tour | Dec 31, 2014
  • BarcelonaGeorge was very proud of the hotel he had booked, ‘El Palace’, it was very extravagant! The main sights in Barcelona are spread across a large area, so we joined the hop on / hop off bus to fit in as Posted by EmilyCains in Em & George Christmas 2014 | Dec 27, 2014
  • Food Food Glorious Food! - SpainSpain has been a gastronomic delight. We have tried and loved such a vast amount of food while being here. Each area has it’s own specialities but also there are things that Spain as a whole are known for Posted by chellebelle in Nil Responsibilities 'Til 30 | Dec 27, 2014
  • Going to the Beach...In the Rain - San SebastainSo we are on our final train leaving San Sebastian for Bordeaux, our final stop before heading to London then Edinburgh. The three months has been a whirlwind and flown past. I’m pretty sad this will be our last train Posted by chellebelle in Nil Responsibilities 'Til 30 | Dec 27, 2014
  • Churros with Chocolate - MadridMadrid was a city where I wasn't sure what to expect. There are not any world famous attractions. It has famous art galleries, a palace and is the capital but compared to the other locations we Posted by chellebelle in Nil Responsibilities 'Til 30 | Dec 26, 2014
  • Malaga....again After a lovely week in Madrid it was time to show Malaga off to Matt. A lot had changed since I was living there in 2006 Posted by Addy21 in A photo a day | Dec 26, 2014
  • Madrid and Toledo Madrid was brilliant. Long, hot days, fun hostel, and beautiful art. We ate tons of Jamon Serrano, picnicking everywher Posted by Addy21 in A photo a day | Dec 26, 2014
  • GranadaWe headed northwest to Granada. As the train was approaching, we could see the snow covering the mountain tops in the distance and we layered on jackets anticipating the cold when we stepped off the train. How wrong we were! Posted by EmilyCains in Em & George Christmas 2014 | Dec 25, 2014
  • The Views of Moorish Spain - Cordoba and GrandaCordoba was a whirlwind visit where we stayed in a gorgeous hotel. The room was beautiful and I wished we had stayed longer. We visited Cordoba to see the famous Mezquita–catedral de Córdoba (Mosque- Cathedral of Cordoba). Before heading Posted by chellebelle in Nil Responsibilities 'Til 30 | Dec 24, 2014
  • MalagaWe travelled east to Malaga. The Costa del Sol certainly lived up to its name - there was plenty of sunshine and we walked around in t-shirts for most of the day. We had lunch at Los Mellizos, a restaurant Posted by EmilyCains in Em & George Christmas 2014 | Dec 23, 2014
  • JerezWe continued south to Jerez. It had the feeling of a small country town. The locals were friendly and generous. We met a lot of people in just one day, they invited us to share food and drinks with them Posted by EmilyCains in Em & George Christmas 2014 | Dec 23, 2014
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