Tag Archives: Spain

La Almudena Cathedral

Almudena Cathedral, Madrid, Spain

Santa María la Real de La Almudena Cathedral, Madrid, Spain

The Almudena Cathedral is another place that should have appeared in our Madrid on a Budget post. The church has no set admission but asks visitors for a 2 Euro donation. It’s well worth the price.

Sunset on New Bridge

Shannon on New Bridge, Ronda, Spain

Shannon and Puente Nuevo in Ronda, Spain

One of the easy things to love about the world outside the U.S. is how old everything is in comparison. We Americans date our existence as a nation to the year 1776. A lot has happened since then.

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Spain Suits us Muy Bueno

Plaza Mayor Madrid

Plaza Mayor, Madrid

Apologies are perhaps in order. It’s not nice to try to trick our readers, even on April Fool’s Day and even if very few of you fell for our little joke. So we’re sorry for that (if only just a little).

Nor was it good form to slander Europe, especially considering that most of our “complaints” weren’t at all applicable to Madrid. Except the small coffee thing. That is totally true. And it is something we really are struggling to adjust to.

In all other respects, though, we fell for Spain like an old flame.

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