Tag: madrid

  • Toledo and Madrid

    Toledo and Madrid

    Since I first began researching this trip, a visit to Toledo (about 50 minutes by bus south of Madrid) has been high on my list of priorities. I’d seen photographs online which indicated a town of great beauty.… Read the rest

  • Monday in Madrid

    Monday in Madrid

    If you have an interest in art, you could spend a day or two, or even longer at Madrid’s Reina Sofia. As it was, I spent several hours there late this afternoon/this evening, and in some ways, feel like I only skimmed the surface.… Read the rest

  • Modern Madrid

    Modern Madrid

    As you’ve undoubtedly read over the last few days, Spain is undergoing what’s being described as “the greatest political crisis in decades”, as there is a move to declare Catalonia (the north east part of the country, centred on Barcelona) independent.… Read the rest

  • The Colours of Madrid

    The Colours of Madrid

    For at least ten minutes today I watched a young woman attempt to take a selfie. She tried portrait. She tried landscape. She did a complete 360 twirl to find the right background.… Read the rest

  • Hola! Madrid

    Hola! Madrid

    I don’t think I’ve ever made it through passport control that quickly. It helped I was in one of the first few rows of economy class. It helped that ours was the only flight arriving at that time of night.… Read the rest

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