Pictures!

Thought I’d dump a bunch of pictures that didn’t quite fit into my earlier posts. Click on them if you want a bigger view. Enjoy!

View from the rooftop of a department store called Corte Inglés.

View from the rooftop of a department store called Corte Inglés. Look closely and you can see my reflection.

A typical street view in Madrid complete with adorable balconies and terrace seating.

A typical street view in Madrid complete with adorable balconies and terrace seating.

Beautiful gardens in El Retiro, a famous park in Madrid.

Beautiful gardens in El Retiro, a famous park in Madrid.

Statue of Martínez Campos in El Retiro. Not so sure about that water color...

Statue of Martínez Campos in El Retiro. Not so sure about that water color…

The lake (pond?) at El Retiro. You can rent a boat if you want.

Close of up of the statue seen in the last picture at El Retiro.

Close of up of the statue seen in the last picture at El Retiro.

The Palacio de Cristal in El Retiro. This park is huge if you hadn't guessed. It was once home to exotic plants. Now it's used for art exhibits.

The Palacio de Cristal in El Retiro. This park is huge if you hadn’t guessed. It was once home to exotic plants. Now it’s used for art exhibits.

Aerial view of Madrid featuring the Schweppes building.

View of Madrid featuring the Schweppes building.

Try saying this five times fast.

Try saying this five times fast.

Saw this little guy while on the metro.

Saw this little guy while on the metro.

For all you Seinfeld fans.

For all you Seinfeld fans. Found at a funny little store called Tiger.

The sky is always so blue here.

The sky is always so blue here.

Palacio Real once home to the Royal Family. Got to take a tour inside.

Palacio Real once home to the Royal Family. Got to take a tour inside.

View of Madrid from just outside the Royal Palace.

View of Madrid from just outside the Royal Palace.

Pictures of antique guns that I wasn't supposed to take but did anyway in the armory of the Royal Palace. YOLO.

Picture of antique guns that I wasn’t supposed to take but did anyway in the armory of the Royal Palace. YOLO.

Night view of the Palacio de Comunicaciones once a post office and now city hall.

Night view of the Palacio de Comunicaciones once a post office and now city hall.

Churros and chocolate at one of the most famous chocolaterías in Madrid.

Churros and chocolate at one of the most famous chocolaterías in Madrid called San Ginés.

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7 thoughts on “Pictures!

  1. Tu mamá says:

    Yes, photos! As you know, one can never take enough photos – keep on clicking!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Dad says:

    Really enjoyed the photos. Loving your stories.
    Papa fritas

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Gail Pearson says:

    So glad that you’re posting. We figure you must be feeling better from our last Viber call. What a great start to all things Madridian,
    Don’t forget that kids don’t care what you know until they know that you care at work this week. — love mama n papa P

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  4. Papa Joe says:

    Enjoying you tour of Madrid. How’s the school teaching going?
    Love
    Papa Joe

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