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¡Finalmente, España!

We left Portugal on an early morning flight headed for Spain; four nights each in Madrid then Barcelona. I’d been to Barcelona during my semester abroad a dozen years ago (oof, that hurts), and Isabel had been to both places but when she was even younger than that. 3,286 more words

Food

36 hours in Madrid

I pondered for a long time about what title to give this post. I settled on ’36 hours in Madrid’, because a day and a half is a relatively simple amount of time to get to grips with. 537 more words

Gallery Travels: Spain and The Prado

In 1988 I had an opportunity to travel to Madrid, Spain with a small group from a popular radio station. The morning DJ took the trip with us, to some it was like traveling with a celebrity. 246 more words

Art

Spring embellishment

It’s time for a sad farewell to Becky’s latest square challenge. We have all shared spikiness galore during March – such fun to see everyone’s wide interpretations. 79 more words

Square Challenges

Jeremy Irons in The Prado Museum: A Collection of Wonders

On the occasion of the official 200th anniversary celebrations

COMING TO CINEMAS IN OVER
60 COUNTRIES

THE PRADO MUSEUM: A COLLECTION OF WONDERS

World-premiering in Italy on 15th April, the first cinematic journey through the rooms, stories and emotions of one of the most visited museums in the world. 1,606 more words

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Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light

The Spanish impressionist artist, Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (1863-1923), is little known outside of Spain. Half a million flocked to his retrospective at the Prado Museum in 2009. 932 more words

Art Exhibition

Madrid

We finally landed in Madrid! We managed to escape the cold English whether and arrived here with a lovely temperature of 20 degrees… Spring is here! 1,479 more words

Travel