Madrid on a national holiday weekend – Monday 12 October

A quieter day today. We took a ride to the Metro station Principe Pio to look for a chapel that houses frescoes by Goya. Like most of the museums and monuments today, it was closed. Still, his name does hold great kudos around this part of town.

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The Palace was closed today. We did manage to see the guards march off duty after some ceremonial gathering in the courtyard.

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I am liking the fact that eating occurs any time at all here. Although we haven’t tested out the early hours of the morning as we’ve been sleeping late. “When in Rome …”

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