So many memories are popping up on my facebook of 4 years when my sisters Paula and Muriel and myself travelled to Zurich via Singapore to embark on a journey of a lifetime. Our 12 hour flight from Singapore was full of chatting, eating, drinking and napping. This trip all started the year before when … Continue reading The beginning of 3 Sisters Abroad – 4 year Anniversary of blogging!
Our second day in Madrid and we woke up to pouring rain. After breakfast we would be boarding the coach to do a scenic drive around Madrid. Unfortunately we couldn't see much as the rain pelted down. I tried to take photos but it was mostly rain on the coach window. Sorry the picture is … Continue reading Our last 2 days in Madrid – And a touch of Flamenco!
Our hotel in Madrid for the next 3 nights would be the Hotel Villa Real on the Plaza de las Cortes. Before settling into the hotel would be a visit to the Museo del Prado. The Prado - not Prada, Museum was celebrating its Bicentenary. It officially opened on the 19 November 1819 as a … Continue reading Madrid Spain Day 1
Arriving into Toledo we were taken around the most scenic views I have seen, winding around tight roads eventually pulling in to a parking area where we literally jumped off the coach to take in the views. The ancient city of Toledo stands on a hill above the Castilla-La-Mancha plains of central Spain. There is … Continue reading Stunning Toledo Spain
Another early start thank goodness breakfast was lovely lots of gluten free food and I was given a wrapped gluten free biscuit with choc chips to have later. After an hour and half our coach pulled into a roadside stop for those us to have a quick toilet break. Our next stop was in the … Continue reading The Windmills of Consuegra Spain
Arriving into Córdoba we were advised it would be sightseeing first then taken to our hotel. The following day we would be leaving around 8.30 am so no chance of seeing anything then. Our tour guide advised us there would be a lot of walking and as it had been a long day a couple … Continue reading Córdoba Spain
We arrived in Granada at our hotel with just enough time to change clothes and then head back out to dinner. It would be a fun night of laughter, good food, lots of wine and beer and music. Our entertainment would be a group of Tuna Musicians. No not fish 🙂 The restaurant was the El … Continue reading A Taste of Granada and Alfarnatejo Spain
The streets of Ronda are narrow and tight so our coach dropped us off at the local bus station. It wasn't far just a 10 minute walk. Some of our group went shopping, Sarah, Peter, Muriel and I found a small restaurant to have some lunch. My stomach was playing up so I … Continue reading Ronda Spain – a town on the edge!
This was our last morning in Seville, and it would be a busy one. Breakfast was early as we had to check our bags onto the coach. Due to the Easter Celebrations our coach was only allowed to be parked in the side street for 20 minutes. We would meet up with our coach near … Continue reading Day 2 – Seville Spain
As we were arriving in Seville our guide advised us that due to Easter Celebrations our itinerary would be changed. She also advised that our bus would have 20 minutes to stop to allow us to alight from the bus and have our suitcases taken into the Hotel Colon Grand Melia. As it … Continue reading 2 Days in Seville Spain – Part 1