Highlights from Madrid

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My husband and I just enjoyed two days in Madrid. It’s not a lot of time, but we made the best of it, especially considering jet lag! Here are some highlights…

Cava and manchego cheese at the bar in our lovely hotel, Posada del Leon de Oro. Also, this is what we dubbed the “wine wall” in the restaurant:

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Visiting the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza to see the extensive permanent collection and their current pop art exhibit:
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Our best meal on this trip so far was at Distrito 798, run by chef Armando Justo. You can read my husband’s glowing review here! (Notice that Yelp filtered the review…annoying.)

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Finally, we enjoyed the Arab-style baths at Hamman Al-Andalus Madrid, and generally meandered around:

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Thanks to The Well-Traveled Postcard for images of the Arab baths.

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One thought on “Highlights from Madrid

  1. Great travel edition, Ali. I especially enjoyed going to the Museum’s website and doing the virtual tour of the Pop Art exhibition you saw, it has so many familiar images and is beautifully displayed. Your Arab baths reminds me of the Grenada experience we all had on a very cold winter night many years ago. Thanks for the great memories.

    Mom

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