I’ve been to Spain a year and a half ago, but only went to cities in Catalunya region. Being in Madrid, Toledo and Salamanca was a very different experience with a bit of nostalgia, because of some of the food which we also had last time.
visited my good chlidhood friend, Rose. She’s currently studying in Madrid. We also met with her friend Rachel from work. Both are diplomats. Lucky girls! :-)
the “hipster hotel” we stayed in, which was located at the heart of Madrid
a lot of people!!!
Spanish style (not Latin American) churros with so rich hot chocolate
all you can eat tapas..
my favorite tapas: Pulpo a la Gallega!!!
tiniest Metro ticket I have ever used.
extreme weather temperatures — from chilly 50s to a sudden drop to the 30s once the sun goes down.
Mango, Zara, Desigual, Custo, Bershka, Blanco - not enough time to shop! Just bought some stuff at Mango to keep myself warmer.
getting lost within the walled city of Toledo on purpose..
buying Artisan crafts in Toledo
savoring a three course meal before siesta both in Toledo and Salamanca.
Understanding why there’s so many frog souvenirs in Salamanca.
the flamboyant male Flamenco dancer
the mixture of Christian, Jewish and Muslim architecture called Mudéjar which was present in the three cities we visited.
always having dinner at 10pm
scary but breathtaking Goya paintings.
the cookies and sweets store in Salamanca: “It’s a trap! If we go in, we’ll never get out!” -Rose (she was the last person to step in inside the store lol)