The nightmare of the FBTs

“On learning the latest results from the precision travel scales”. Closely modelled on Goya’s very similar black painting. I had a nice short visit to the Prado today.  It is so vast that without care a trip here becomes a … Continue reading

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How to skip lunch

Very minor modification to the plan to skip lunch today. The miniature hip-bath of fois risotto was what swayed me. Total cost – 6 euros.   This is at the Palace of FBT, the Mercado de San Anton. … Continue reading

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How to order in Madrid

I have learned two new things in the last 24 hours about Madrid. (1). Always order a drink first if dining  in a tapas bar/restaurant. Wait until the free tapas arrives. Then order another drink, and then later, the food. … Continue reading

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