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April 27, 2008

a walk in the big parque

Filed under: living in madrid — katisss @ 5:07 pm

Weather is back to really warm and we went for a picnic in Caso del Campo.
We got a line now and the cell working so we need to wait for Orange now.

Looking forward to public holidays thursday and friday. Gonna be 30 +°C.
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April 21, 2008

things you can rely on in madrid

Filed under: living in madrid — katisss @ 7:28 pm

telefonica to install your line at the third try.
Dramatic skys at any weather:

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Also we discovered a public swimming pool on our way home we have to check it out the next days

April 17, 2008

still not connected

Filed under: living in madrid — katisss @ 10:10 pm

We got another appointment with telefonica. lets see if it works out this time.
The prepaid card i bought today for my cell does not work from or to Germany despite there is pricing information for calls to europe included with the instructions.

April 13, 2008

rastro market

Filed under: living in madrid — katisss @ 1:23 pm

has everything you will never need (from pets to hulk hogan t-shirts). Still it's fun to go there on sunday to look at things.

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April 10, 2008

more than a month

Filed under: living in madrid — katisss @ 9:36 pm

around here now and it starts feeling normal.
So far we were lucky with things (except telefonica).
Everday life still has it's riddles (why does the washing maschine take 3 hours to finish?).

The good things: coffee is only half the price than in Germany
The parcel finally arrived and it's perfectly sunny again

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April 8, 2008

rain in spain this week

Filed under: Spain for beginners — katisss @ 11:03 pm

and the production company in local tv (spanish):

http://www.elpais.com/videos/cultura/animacion/espanola/vuelca/Planet/51/elpvidcul/20080402elpepucul_10/Ves/

http://www.antena3noticias.com/PortalA3N/visormultimedia.do?id_contpag=109&selec=0&idGaleriaFotos=448380&mostrar=videos&pag=1&idGaleriaVideos=448382&vervideo=true

And at imdb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0762125/
and http://www.Planet51Fansite.com

April 5, 2008

Filed under: Spain for beginners — katisss @ 2:17 pm

Herbert has to work at weekend as production has to catch a deadline.
I started to post my new photo series here: banks of madrid

April 3, 2008

Filed under: Spain for beginners — katisss @ 9:34 pm

"Maybe" means the technican was here in the afternoon but we weren't.
The same happend today, luckily our neigbours have w-lan.
Carrefoure supermarket has a selction of international food including Semmelknödel and Senf if we ever get homesick...
Today was nice and warm, summer is gonna be extremly hot here.

No "panic room", just our appartment door:

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April 1, 2008

el internet

Filed under: Spain for beginners — katisss @ 6:16 pm

So we try to get a phone line in our new appartment ( now we havent and we need to be really lucky to get one soon).
Telefonica promised after only 1 day to "maybe" send a technican tomorrow morning. But only "maybe".

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