Madrid in Three Days: First Day

Three Days in Madrid: First day We arrived at the Adolfo Suarez Airport ( Madrid)  in a fligth of IBERIA, and took the Metro of Madrid (you can also take the commuter train with combinations) and arrived at the Sol station. We arrived at the hotel (3 blocks away) and then we prepared to walk the city.     In Madrid There is a very old chocolate shop near there. A classic in Madrid. The Chocolateria San Gines. There you …

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☼ Madrid in Three Days – Third Day

What to do the third day in Madrid? We can choose between staying in the city to visit a special place that we liked or to visit a nearby city These are the options One day in Madrid Museum of Prado – Museo del Prado : For those who like Art, it will take all day. (and more if you prefer) Queen Sofia Museum – Museo Reina Sofia : The same as the previous Retiro Park  and Bullring – Parque del Retiro …

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☼ Madrid in Three days: Second day

Walking Madrid Second Day On the second day we started walking along the Main Street – Calle Mayor  (we passed the chocolate shop San Gines for those who have not yet had breakfast) until the Mercado de San Miguel ( see Map). This is one of the oldest markets in Madrid and is awarded as it was in its golden age. Cathedral of Almudena   At the end of the main street we find the Cathedral of Almudena, which is the …

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◙ Collectible Coins: American Revolutionary Coins Countermarked in Philippines

American Revolutionary Coins Countermarked in Philippines  A collaboration of Marty Martinez The circulation of the Philippines at the time of Spanish domination consisted of coin minted in other regions, mainly Potosi, Peru and Mexico, with the same denominations as in the rest of the colonies. From the independence of the American colonies, there was a retraction in the circulating in this zone. For this reason should have appealed to a very curious policy: the reselling of currencies. Potosí, Peru and …

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