Espana! We are finally here! Grandma & Grandpa, Patrick & Laura Escure, and myself are taking a 2 week tour of Spain. We are starting in Madrid, then heading to Pamplona, Barcelona, and finally Valencia. Days 1-4 will be spent in Madrid, so here we go with day 1…

After we arrived at our hotel from the airport, we got settled in and headed out to experience Spain’s finest… tapas! Oo my. So delicious and so many options… more to come in later posts.
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The next morning, we headed out for breakfast and ended up at Los Artesanos 1902 = chocolate with churros. Need I say more?
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At breakfast (can you call chocolate breakfast?), we decided that we would try to conquer the Prado Museum, or at least attempt it.

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Technically, you are not allowed to take photos in the museum, but under the influence of my Grandfather, I managed to sneak a few. Knowing that we only had one day to spend in the Prado, we did our best to try and move through quickly, in order to see as much of it as possible. The collections here are endless and we learned that you simply cannot see it all in one day.

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That night, we picked up some meat, cheese, bread, and wine from a shop right next to our hotel.


IMG_0498We decided to have a little feast in our room, then call it a night. The jet lag was starting to catch up with all of us.

These 4 are trouble…
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More pictures from the day…
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IMG_0407My first Sangria of the trip!
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Our first day in Madrid was a success, and I can’t wait to explore more of this city. Thanks for checking in!