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Saturday, July 25, 1998
Madrid, Spain
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Madrid, Spain:
Latitude: 40° 24' 56" North
Longitude: 3° 42' 27" West
Altitude: 2264 feet
From Seattle: 5873 miles
Lodging: Hotel - La Pensión Luz

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Today's Travel:
Country: Spain
Region: Madrid
Weather: Sunny

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Trip Stats to Date:
Day: 471
Linear Dist: 120775
Countries Visited: 33
Regions Visited: 131
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Hotels: 92
Friends / Family: 154
Camping: 41
Hostels: 134
Transit: 49
Beers: 1860
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Journal Entry:
Brad (my roommate since I arrived in Madrid) left today so now I've got a single (actually just kep our room, but I only have to pay for a single). Slept in, did (or rather handed it over for the land lady to do) my laundry, did some shopping. Bought some rechargable battteries (NiMH) for my H/PC, the latest Stephen King novel (Wizard and Glass), and some toiletries. The evening was spent on the Plaza Mayor drinking beer and watching the world go by. Tried a Mexican restaurant for dinner (I guess I'm feeling homesick), it was good, but not at all what I'd call Mexican. As long as I was doing the mixed up nationality thing I decided to go to an Irish Pub. Spent the night playing darts with three Americans.


Related Sites:
CNN: Current Weather in Madrid
US State Department Consular Information Sheets: Spain
CIA World Fact Book: Spain

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