An apparently rather curious breakfast at Hotel Urbana in Madrid.
In the Plaza de Mayor in Madrid.
At the market in Madrid.
At the opera house in Madrid.
Matt navigates without the aid of GPS.
Tea time is happy time.
Tea time is also psycho time.
We both got the memo to wear black.
Snuck a verboten photo of the palace in Madrid -- literally shot from the hip.
Another prohibited photo of the Madrid palace.
You can tell these guys were a pretty big deal about 500 years ago.
The summer cottage.
At the Prado in Madrid.
Band members posing for an album cover. Fourth member appears only in shadow as an obtuse political statement.
Dinner at Bazaar, Madrid.
The cleanest, nicest train station ever. In Segovia.
The only thing about this new train station in Segovia was that it was in the middle of a cow pasture.
Matt shows his ability to nap while standing up.
View from our hotel room at Hotel Infanta Isabel in Segovia.
View from our balcony.
Mesón de Cándido in Segovia. The building dates back to 1786 and it's pretty much required by law (law being Lonely Planet) that you order suckling pig here.
Suckling pig. Looks like chicken, tastes like deliciousness.
Yes, that's a hoof. Hungry?
Roman aqueducts in Segovia. Surprisingly, they have not been branded the Brita Aqueducts or the Evian Canals.
Julie pushed over the aqueduct. Sorry, shoulda seen it while you had the chance.
Julie rests after toppling the Roman ruin.
Old dead royalty.
The rain in Spain falls mostly ... on us.
Handyman book from 1586.
The alcazar in Segovia -- castle that was the inspiration for the one in Disney's Sleeping Beauty.
Breakfast at the train station in Segovia.
Another low-sugar, low-caffeine Spanish breakfast.
Matt's hot chocolate could serve as foundational material for building construction.
The cleanest, largest train bathroom I've ever seen. Not pictured: jacuzzi.
On the train from Segovia to Madrid, Julie reads The Economist.
In Madrid -- train terminal converted into a mall / terrarium.
Lunch in Toledo
Dave and Matt resort to miming and pointing.
Wild boar sirloin with a free sword.
Random moment in Toledo. Julie spots a marzipan shop.
In Toledo it hailed the size of wasabi peas. The Japanese tourists filled several memory cards documenting it.
View of Toledo from a cathedral whose only reason for existing is to give tourists this view.
I desperately hope that Dave securely affixed my camera to the railing.
Mmm, a store full of marzipan.