Madrid, Day 2

After a slow start I enjoyed a morning coffee and toast with fresh tomato sauce. A totally satisfying breakfast.


A walk in the city garden came first. We decided to tour the Prado for free between 5-7. We were not alone as the line stretched around the corner and down the Main Street.  Lots of manicured routes. We circled the French garden; around some monuments, stopped for some chips and beer, visited an art exhibit in an abandoned huge green house, the crystal palace, and on and on.

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Before the Prado we ducked into a little cafe that served up a most brilliant merluza steak. The best we have had since our 1978-79 life in Spain.

 

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