It's been a day and a half since we left and I haven't written anything,
O'Hare- 10:30 - 6:50
First flight was cancelled due to an amazingly amount of snow, so we ended
The best part of our hotel stay was the discovery of a candy vending machine which sold chocolate discs called "Minstrels", which is the most ridiculously named candy I've ever seen. Now that I think about it, the free breakfast the next morning was infinitely better than a ridiculously named chocolate wafer; sausages, eggs, fruit, all sorts of great things that can be stuffed in a pocket or zip-lock. Blood sausage was also an interesting addition.
Arrived at Dublin airport at around 11:30 (here's to no snow), went through security,
and waited. More. The plane arrived in Madrid at 7 local time, so it was
almost impossible to tell what the city is like in the dark, except for heaps upon
heaps of apartment buildings. Journeyed around the city a bit-- saw plaza mayor and
went to look for some grub. Saw several Museo de Jamon (Museum of Ham?) restaurants
which looked enticingly delicious but rather unenticingly expensive, so we wandered
on. After much indecision, we ended up at a place which was incredibly un-unique.
Had a plate of chicarones, squid, and potatoes-- all the fiber a man can possibly
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