Today we took a day of rest, a long siesta if you will. This mostly meant getting a little extra sleep, not planning any shoots and visiting the Prado museum. This is my first real art museum and I was unsure what to expect.
It was incredible. People have always told me it's a completely different experience seeing something in person than it is in a book or online, so I knew going in it would be somewhat different. I didn't realize how big these works are. Gigantic. Entire rooms. I got chills on numerous occasions as I realized I had studied some of the pieces I saw multiple times. They have a massive amount of Goya, 3 stories worth, and all I could think was how someone gets that many pieces done in a lifetime considering their size. Read More
Another earlier morning to catch the bus to the next hotel we are checking out. This time no breakfast sadly. On the plus side I took one less bag by stuffing my C100 into my backpack. More on that later. We visited The Principal Madrid. Which was in the heart of the city, right next to one of the most famous building in Madrid.
Metropolis, a gorgeous view from their 7th floor terrace. After filming for a few hours, which I hope to upload some shots soon, we headed back to drop off the stabilizer. I just wanted to take the time to appreciate the little airbnb flat I am staying in. It's adorable and Rosa, the owner, has been all smiles. I imagine if I could have a bad day here, she would surely cheer me up. Thankfully that isn't the case so far! Read More
I woke up way before my alarm. Which can be good and bad. Thankfully it just gave me ample time to prepare equipment for the day. Our only scheduled event was attending breakfast at Villa Magna and a small tour.
Casually the best eggs Benedict I've ever had. It was a special Ham from here in Spain. Delicious. I filmed for a bit. Got a tour of a room that we couldn't even film for security reasons. Read More
My first travel blog. It's been a long time coming! I'll eventually getting around to posting things from Nihiwatu, but for now I want to keep up with posting from my current adventure. If anything, I just want to have these for memory sake, but I'd love any comments or feedback. Okay let's start!
Somehow we got direct flights from Miami for extremely cheap, which made the trip possible. After spending some time with Rebecca Family we were off.
Literal last row.
Our flight was a red eye, 11:15pm-7:00am, landing at 12pm Madrid time. Instead of taking a taxi we walked aimlessly looking for the bus. It was standing room only and then we got in what seemed to be an interstate highway, while I was standing... Read More