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Madrid - The Metropole (Sep2006)


Madrid for me defines the words, ambience and style. From the first time I set foot here I was hooked! No, I won't hear a word said against it!

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Madrid - Grand Building on the Gran Via (Sep2006)

The lovely Banco del Credito building on the Gran Via in Madrid is a famous landmark.

Madrid - Heritage Buildings on the Gran Via

Another wonderful view along the Gran Via, Madrid.

Madrid - Famous Tio Pepe in the Plaza del Sol

The famous Tio Pepe sign in the iconic Puerta del Sol, Madrid (see my page on Jerez de la Frontera for much more on Tio Pepe!).

Madrid - Palacio de Comunicaciones (ie GPO)

The Palacio de Comunicaciones in Madris, or in more mundane English, the GPO!

Madrid - Stylish Apartment Building

A typically stylish Madrid apartment.

Madrid - Ornate Apartments Near Chueca (Sep2006)

These ornate renovated apartments near Chueca are a sign of how up-market the former bohemian barrio is becoming.

Madrid - The Metropole (Sep2006)

The Metropole building in Madrid is another landmark I love to see when I arrive there.

Madrid - Tiled House Entrance Next to Hotel Reina Victoria

An unusual tiled house entrance next to Hotel Reina Victoria in Madrid.

Madrid - Pedestrians on La Castellana (Sep2006) Full.jpg

Pedestrians stroll on the grand avenue La Castellana in Madrid. Winter approaches and the summer stalls are closed. This view is taken looking toward Plaza de Colon.

Madrid - Central Stage Rotunda in El Retiro (Sep2006)

Another famous landmark in Madrid is the spacious and beautifully landscaped parklands of El Retiro. Here people are enjoying some late autumn warmth during a free concert in the park.

Madrid - Dappled Sunshine in El Retiro (Sep2006)

Dappled autumn sunshine in one of the leafy avenues in El Retiro, Madrid. This view is looking toward the Puera de Alcala

Madrid - Rooms with the BADROOM at Hostal Reconquista (Oct 2006)

BADROOMs are a feature at Hostal Reconquista in Madrid!

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