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Not-so-totally-touristy guide to Spain, Part II – Madrid

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Me toasting the gods with Mahou at Templo de Debod, Madrid. Photo by M. Todeschini.

My mission in Madrid this time around, with an old like-minded friend and now a local of the city: to experience some of the best in food, drink, nightlife and general fun across Madrid’s barrios, without so much of the obvious sightseeing – with a bit of work thrown in, believe it or not.

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Not-so-totally-touristy guide to Spain intro

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“WHO CAN EXPLAIN THE REASON WHY FOR MANY MOMENTS?” COULDN’T HAVE SAID IT BETTER! MADRID – LAVAPIES QUARTER. PHOTO BY A. RIBEIRO

After this Monday intro and for the next three Saturdays, I will share tips, tales and tattle with you on my simultaneously relaxing and somewhat crazy ride through Spain earlier in August. First things first: How did I get on the ride?

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