Long journey
Spain

Long journey

Miranda

[ Dec.2015 ] This photo is the ceiling of Madrid airport which I talked about in the past, too.I am always impressed by this stylish design.This time, we arrived here very late at night as our destination was not Spain, but we changed the aeroplane here and went on to South America first time in …

Mystery of the train
Spain

Mystery of the train

Miranda

[ May, 2014 ] When we asked the hotel staff in Bilbao how to get to San Sebastian, he said “you can get there by bus in one hour, but by train it takes nearly 3 hours, though the view from the train is very nice” .My guide book, too, says that it takes 2.5 …

Station where tortoises live
Spain

Station where tortoises live

Miranda

[ Mar.2014 ] We went to Atocha station from Madrid airport by taxi.It cost 30 euros and I wonder if we were cheated.The driver said “the fare from the airport to the city centre is fixed”. Anyway, there are a lot of plants in the Atocha station, as if it were a green house.Lovely atmosphere.And …

Iberia Airlines and stylish airport
Spain

Iberia Airlines and stylish airport

Miranda

[ Mar.2014 ] We bought British Airways tickets, but the one we flew with was Iberia Airlines which was bought by BA.It was just lunch time, but we had to buy the foods, like cheap flight.The fare was not cheap, though. After seeing snowy mountains from the window, I saw the reddish brown ground all …

Modern metro
Spain

Modern metro

Miranda

[July 2012] The metro in Madrid was modern compared with ones in London, Milan or Paris.The trains themselves looked relatively new and there are no graffiti like Milan trains and felt brighter than the ones in London or Paris.So, I looked up in the Internet and found that ' the length of the metro is …