Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Madrid Spain - 10th May 2017

Madrid is the capital city of Spain. The city has a population of approximately 3.2 million. It is the third-largest city in the European Union (EU) after London and Berlin.
Madrid lies on the River Manzanares, this community is bordered by the autonomous communities of Castile and León and Castile-La Mancha. As the capital city of Spain, seat of government, and residence of the Spanish monarch, Madrid is also the political, economic and cultural centre of the country.
Madrid houses the headquarters of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), belonging to the United Nations Organization (UN), the Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB), the Organization of Ibero-American States (OEI), and the Public Interest Oversight Board (PIOB).

 

 

Palacio Real

Horse Guard at Palacio Real
Palace Gardens

Teatro Real

 

Viandas de Salamanca

Viandas de Salamanca

Cybele Palace

Arc de triomphe

 

Arc de triomphe

Jerome Royal Church

Prado Museum

Statue of the painter Diego Velazquez

Railway Station

Theatre

View of journey from Madrid to Barcelona by train

View of journey from Madrid to Barcelona by train

View of journey from Madrid to Barcelona by train

Saturday, 25 March 2017

Hacienda Fizebad, Antioquia - 20th March 2017

25 minutes to the east of Medellin, lies Fizebad Hacienda, a country club on a farm dating back to 1825. In this place, where social events like marriages are frequently held, visitors find a museum of Antioquenidad, a museum of pre-Columbian art and a library of Antioquian authors.