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Postcard from Madrid

Madrid, one of Europe’s grand old cities, and what better place to spend a few days exploring and feeling the first real bit of warmth of the year.   655 more words


18 octobre 2013 minuit Madrid 18 October 2013 Midnight

Nous avons beaucoup marché. Heureusement, la saison la plus chaude est terminée. Pour le prochain week-end, j’ai décidé Valery Larbaud à me suivre dans la grande brocante du Rastro. 633 more words


Madrid: The Prado, Medieval Art

I must admit, in the past I have not really enjoyed medieval art. In the Met in New York, the medieval section was just an area to walk through as quickly as possible. 354 more words


The Barefoot Queen - Seville, Madrid - Ildefonso Falcones

Why a booktrail?

A tale of love, hope and perseverance set against a historical backdrop of slavery and the gypsy community in Spain. There are some graphic scenes of violence against women in this story however which makes the world a very dark one at times. 635 more words

Books Set In Spain

Madrid Skoda Triatlón Villa de Madrid

TL; DR: 40 degrees of blazing sunshine, a swim without wetsuits, a cycle course with no shade, and a lovely run. Long and hot and hard – the achievement being actually finishing! 2,797 more words


Real Democracy Now

Dear people,

It has taken four years for the 15M movement to arrive from the occupied squares to the palaces of power. Last month, grass roots political parties all over Spain have shaken up the establishment and conquered, among others, the municipalities of Madrid and Barcelona. 1,154 more words


Templo de Debod.

Okay, I cheated. This post is not really about Templo de Debod. It should be called something like on the way to Templo de Debod. You can’t even see the temple itself in this post. 233 more words