A very interesting place full of joy, happiness and activity. I visited this place during weekend (20&21 Apr-13) and found the name is just perfect however most of people preferred Moon time. During day time I experience that people of Madrid only work ( office, home) but after sunset they prefer to visit SOL (Gateway of Sun) . Started walking through narrow lane connecting with broad street, surrounding area like Latina.
All joints/ place were full of smiling people. Very contrast with respect to main street of Madrid which has park, side walk lane.
People preferred meet at crowded place but stay at quitter place.
Food: Spanish beer was not tasty. Transportation and food are cheaper than Ireland, UK, Germany and India. Sea products are fresh and tasty.
People: Despite 27% unemployment, I did not find the anxiety on the face and behaviour of Meridians. They walk fast but it is different from Irish and Indians people. Value of life, respect individual is high. My perception changed about Spanish speaking peole (read Loud) after visiting Madrid, They are calm and quite, never mind other business. They are jolly with full of life. Compare to Ireland I found they have more people and Car on street, people donot talk English but they respect by showing the body language.
Weather: I am here during (Apr-May-Jun) and weather is extremely good, bright sun over head and slow/cold/calm breeze touching your face without pollution. During day light I am wearing the same way I used to in India (Shirt & Pant) however in absence of sun light light jacket is must.
Stay: I am staying at Mugel Angel street 3. Which is posh area.
Transportation: Nearest metro station is 2 minutes’ walk. I used metro but I found Taxi is faster. Vodafone office is situated northern part (near airport) and Accenture office is in southern part. As I am staying in central Madrid, I found 20-25 euro is enough to travel any distance. Roads are good. Maximum taxi are Scoda or hybrid Toyota. Mostly drivers are male however yesterday i met lady taxi driver at 11PM night near to Hotel Meriot.
Guy intrested in friendship with beautiful girl, can visit street adjusent to McDonald to find paid services.
will countinue with me experience ......
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