Spain trip report: Madrid Day 3, part 2, more gardens

So, when last we left it, we checked out the Botanic Gardens. Next we headed over to the Parque del Retiro, a large public park. Some scenery on the walk:

Spain trip report: Madrid Day 3, part 1, museums and gardens

Back to Spain. Monday we headed out to the Reina Sofia museum, which has modern art. Not my favorite thing, but some of it was fun to see. They have a lot of Picassos and Dalis there. And you could take pictures. Back down the hill we headed towards where the museums are:


I’ve been participating in the 365 Project – if you want to see my picture a day, they’re here: and a handy RSS feed! My outtakes (many of which I really really liked, but I could only pic one) are here: ie:

Spain Trip Report: Madrid Day 2, Museums

Ok, back to Spain! One our second day in Madrid, Sunday, we decided to go see a bunch of museums because they were going to be closed on Monday. We really wanted to go see El Escorial, but it was a long train ride away and I was exhausted. The weather wasn’t great either. So since we couldn’t see the … Continue Reading →

Spain trip report: Madrid Day 1, Palacio Real

Well, I’m back from Spain – 3 trips down, 1 more to go! I had a fantastic time and I got to hang out with another old internet friend I’d never met before, loleia! We’ve known each other from the Episode II days when she ran the Padme’s Wardrobe site. Anyway – the Spain trip came about because Doug had … Continue Reading →