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My coach to Madrid - #31 - Night Train - woohoo!
Not too Exciting, but my train on the departures board - Madrid 22:01
I am in Madrid!
Monumento Dos de Mayor
School Children leaving the Museum, very cute all holding on to the coat in front of them
Fountain in front of Museum de Prado
My attempt at an 'artsy' photo of the Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace in Parque de Retiro
Palacio Velazquez - in Parque de Retiro
Pond in front of Monumento de Alfonso XII
Monumento a Alfonso XII
Statue on Plaza de Colon
Detail on statue
Santa Barbara
Palacio de Justicia
Palacio de Comminucaciones
View of the Royal Palace (Palacio Real) from Parque del Campo del Moro
Peacock in the Parque del Campo del Moro - he was fan-tas-tic!
Fountain in back of the Royal Palace
Look Lori!  Accordion!!!  There seems to be one everywhere we go, why not Madrid!
Mud man
Front Gate at the Royal Palace
Armory at the Royal Palace
Armory at the Royal Palace
Chandelier in the Royal Palace
Dining Room at the Royal Palace
Stradivarius on display at Royal Palace - they had 4 Stradivarius violins and a cello on display
Royal Palace front detail
Church across from the Royal Palace - Catedral de la Almundena
Royal Palace with view of the mountains in the distance
San Francisco Cathedral
Mural painted on side of a building - look closely!
Archway leading into Plaza Mayor
Inside Plaza Mayor
Statue in the center of Plaza Mayor
Inside Plaza Mayor
Streets in the older section of the city
My hotel on Gran Via - Hotel Arosa - on the 2nd - 7th floors
Archway - Fernando VII
A cute square - not sure of the name - from my bus ride
Neptune's Fountain
Plaza de la Independencia
Madrid Hard Rock Cafe - Another pin!
Plaza Mayor at Night