Around and about

First views of the Plaza Mayor (photo by Riley)

Temple of Debod, an Egyptian temple donated to Spain in the 1960’s.

Preparing to fly over the city via cable car.

Typical breakfast: croissant a la plancha (read: grilled croissant) with Cola-Cao (think: Nesquick)

A most decadent Swiss army knife.

Interior of one of Madrid’s oldest taverns

The morcilla (pig’s blood) and patatas bravas (fried potatoes in spicy sauce) that we ordered there

Hey! It’s not so bad!

CaixaForum, an art museum with a vertical garden on the side

Colorful Madrid (another shot by Riley)

Tapas, tapas, and more tapas–this is a rosca de sobrasada con queso, similar to a giant bagel filled with spicy meat and cheese

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  1. Angelica

    grilled croissant??? no no no i read that as ironed croissant!

  2. Elizabeth Olson Porter

    Which “Old Tavern” was it?

    • Cassandra

      It’s the Taberna de Antonio S├ínchez, near Tirso de Molina.

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