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Return to the Prado (translation of Regresando al Prado)

Did they let me in free because I was a student? That day, I remember that the important museum was nearly empty, and there was also construction going on.   406 more words

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Into the guts of Colombia part II - Lozania to Gigante (Huila)

The adventures with Javier continued in full force after the first stretch from Bogota.  This is part II:

After our trip across the lake we climbed up and over for a spectacular view of the extensive planes of Rio Magdalena stretching all the way over to mountains of the Cordillera Central.  1,165 more words

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Regresando al Prado

Por ser estudiante me dejaron entrar sin pagar? Yo recuerdo que el gran museo estaba allí casi vacío , y también en obras. Muchos salones estaban cerrados. 375 more words

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Day 3: Madrid

So much for my plan of getting an early start to the day… After waking up to the dulcet tones of drunken Madridellanos serenading one another at 5am, I fell back into a fitful sleep until the alarm went off at 8am… Hitting the snooze, I promptly fell back to sleep and didn’t wake again until almost 1pm! 994 more words

Madrid: The Prado Museum

The second day we went to the Prado Museum, we were prepared to search for a few paintings that we really wanted to see. One was the “The Third of May 1808 in Madrid” by Goya. 498 more words

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