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#87770 - 07/09/10 02:46 AM July: MadridMan Gathering?
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Would anyone like an informal, last-minute "Party with MadridMan" in Madrid next week? Maybe Monday, Tuesday, or even Wednesday evening? Heck, ANY day next week would be okay, in fact. I don't think I can do it Saturday or Sunday, though.

Like I said, it's last minute, many Spaniards are on vacation/holiday, and it's hot - so I don't expect many to attend. There are a few visiting American friends I'd like to see again in a social setting so maybe we can all gather together at once downtown?

Comments?

Saludos, MadridMan
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#87774 - 07/09/10 01:39 PM Re: July: MadridMan Gathering? [Re: MadridMan]
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#87776 - 07/09/10 04:03 PM Re: July: MadridMan Gathering? [Re: steve robinson]
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I'm not on vacation unfortunately, and I would like to go..

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#87780 - 07/09/10 10:09 PM Re: July: MadridMan Gathering? [Re: jazz]
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I won't be there in person (sigh) but I'll be there in spirit. Have a glass of vino (or two) for me! Saludos from across the pond! smile

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#87815 - 07/11/10 07:27 PM Re: July: MadridMan Gathering? [Re: la historiadora]
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have you decided when it will be yet?
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#87827 - 07/12/10 11:21 AM Re: July: MadridMan Gathering? [Re: sallyanne]
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Tomorrow is best for me. Anytime after 5 is good.

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#87828 - 07/12/10 11:22 AM Re: July: MadridMan Gathering? [Re: sallyanne]
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Let's meet tomorrow/Tuesday at 9pm at the large terraza just north of the Mercado de San Miguel. Does everyone know where that is? It's the newly renovated "market" (term used VERY VERY loosely) just west of the Plaza Mayor.

My Google Maps isn't loading properly so I can't even tell you the name of the bar so let me try to explain...

You're inside the Mercado de San Miguel. There 3 (or maybe 4) entry/exit doors on the north side of the market. If you would exit the westernmost-north side door of the market you would find the terraza across the small street immediately in front of you. I don't recall exactly but there may well be TWO terrazas here, one north of the other one. We'll meet at the first terraza, the southernmost one, but this little plaza goes all the way to the Calle Mayor - just so's you know. smile

(if anyone can zoom in with Google Street View and tell me the name of this bar I'd appreciate it)

9pm is a good time because the sun is behind the buildings by then and a little cooler.

Does this sound okay to everyone?

We'll be a small group with such short notice but everyone is welcome, of course. We're scheduling another gathering for Friday, 23 July too so if you can't attend this one you'll have another summer opportunity.

See you there! wavey Saludos, MadridMan
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#87832 - 07/12/10 03:36 PM Re: July: MadridMan Gathering? [Re: MadridMan]
pedmar Offline
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Have a good meeting time, unfortunately cannot go now, doing last minute adjustment to my schedule at work so can start my summer vacation on the 19 july.
Cheers
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#87841 - 07/12/10 05:54 PM Re: July: MadridMan Gathering? [Re: pedmar]
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#87845 - 07/13/10 04:35 AM Re: July: MadridMan Gathering? [Re: MadridMan]
esperanza Offline
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Loc: New York City
thanks for the map. it helps picture exactly where to go. Looking forward to seeing you all there and enjoying the (hopefully) coolness of the evening!

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