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Madrid The bullfight    Leigh, the perfect tourist


..................... The City of Madrid       I was not a 'good tourist' so many of these pictures were of interesting buildings etc which I cannot identify
 
 

Wonderful Schiphol airport Amsterdam

 
    Plaza Mayor
     
 
  Plaza Mayor
 
  Plaza Mayor
 
  Metropolis buidling
 
  Metropolis building supported by McDonald's
 
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  City Hall
 
 
 
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  Rail station
 
  Rail station
 
  Rail station with wine
 
  Palacio de Cristal in In El Retiro Park
 
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  In El Retiro Park
 
   
 
  More of Metropolis building
 
  Don't know
 
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  Royal palace: Palacio Real y Catedral de la Almudena
 
  Royal palace: Palacio Real y Catedral de la Almudena
 
  As Above
 
   
 
 
  Prado Museum
 
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........TOP............. The Bullfight     We were uncertain of our opinions about bullfighting. After attending long enough to see 3 bulls killed (we then left) I am now against it. But it is clear it is beatiful and brave.
   
 
 

The entrance

 
  Waiting for doors to open
 
  In honour of the bulls
 
 

Soon to start

 
   
 
   
 
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..TOP.................. My friend Leigh Felton with whom I went later to Istanbul and Venice
  As usual, reading guidebook In the bar of our hotel where they stored our bottle of Disarrono
 
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