Walking Madrid

What a culture shock!  Overcoming jet lag of 2 whole days travel from New Zealand via Melbourne and Dubai, we are currently living in one of the older barrios (neighbourhoods) of Madrid, with friends.  Madrid, the city of Statues and Water Features!  We have been using our feet a lot, and I am learning how…

Dumpster Diving in Madrid

Hola from Madrid!  We arrived bleary-eyed and comatose jet-lagged yesterday, after 3full days travelling via Dubai, to stay with our friends Maria and Rodrigo.  How fascinating to see how people live on the other side of the world!  Coming from New Zealand, where most people live in houses with gardens, we were surprised to see…