28th June 2017
I greeted the morning with a refreshing smile and closed my eyes to allow the city to absorb inside me. Who could waste a perfectly good morning sleeping in Madrid? I COULDN’T! So, me and dad went jogging to see this city beforehand. I happened to be so filled with energy I ran all the way to a ‘Parque’. It was filled with the most lively atmosphere you could’ve ever seen.You could almost say that this place had more tress than the city I live in itself! (not true by the way).We went sweating back home with our smiles increasing as it was our first day in the most magical country, SPAIN itself, I was so eager to step out ,though I had just come back from jogging ,I was bouncing all around the apartment like a kangaroo!We all freshened up and went to visit the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium! a.k.a the REAL MADRID stadium The entire place was utterly enchanting, I mean you got to see the player’s dressing , coaching and relaxing areas. It felt like amazing to go and see their entering areas to the field and gave us the inner story of how pumped they must feel before a match.We went to an information galleria which had trumpets attached to a wall where you could hear their early anthems, cheers and goals. There was a heart-thumping movie on them and their interviews. There were whole showpieces containing their earliest trophies and wear .I mean, who knew they first wore boot sized snow protective shoes! Imagine that and them playing with balls made like rugbees and of old leather and stitched! But all of that aside the most bewildering moment of the day, the one and only , the stadium. We got to sit on their official seats and actually feel whats its like to stand there with a huge audience towering over you! Talk about a VIP experience!
I mean, just look at it, its got enough space to fit EIGHTY ONE THOUSAND , HUNDRED AND FORTY FOUR! and they’re building even more! So, there are 100 seats in one compartment (trust me, I counted, I guess).After this visit, we decided to head back home, but the party wasn’t over yet! the entire city had raised its spirits so much we couldn’t help but join in its dance! We head for the biggest market in Madrid , “Saint Miguel” , as following its famous saying. “if its not here, it’s not in Spain”.It contained everything from sushi to cupcakes to hand fans! You could probably shop the entire continent from here.After a while we enjoyed the beautiful view from the royal castle and breathed a breath of pleasure at the calmness and seniority of the evening.While strolling we just couldn’t miss the Egyptian temple, ‘temple de debod’ which couldn’t serve a prettier sunset.This temple was a gift to Spain from the Egyptians for helping them during war.At around 12:00 AM as well we were out and ready to explore so we cheered and enjoyed in the rainbow festival celebrated widely and with rather much of enthusiasm here for the gays.We strolled through the streets of this light up city which gave out amazing homely metropolitian vibes. And just as magic we found a couple dancing on ‘despacito’ and that believe me, was some groovy dance , to be honest.I couldn’t help but feel home in this city which I had as a stranger knocked at the door of and it had welcomed me with open arms.To make homes in places you dreamed of yesterday longingly, now that is MAGIC!♣