Madrid 2023

Memories from our March 2023 visit to Madrid, Spain. Museums, sights, and of course, the food.

Be sure to check out the companion Barcelona album - Barcelona - 2023 .

Sonia enjoying our pre-flight visit at the United Club
Snow on the wing of our plane @ Newark
De-icing the wing [and diminishing my window view]
De-icing the wing
Flight status
Pink dawn as we approach land
Dusting of snow on low mountains. Pyrenees range in the distance
Hilltops fringed with wind turbines
Colorful corridor in Madrid airport on the way to immigration and customs
Airport bus to take us to downtown Madrid
Plaza de la Puerta del Sol -- our base in Madrid
Our 'Hotel Europa' room
Looking across Cibeles Fountain to the east
Puerta de Alcalá gate in the Plaza de la Independencia [under renovation]
Construction/renovation of Torres de Colón in Madrid
Columbus monument and Towers de Colon under renovation
Columbus statue in Madrid -- detail
Street sellers - note the strings - to enable fast get-away when the police show up!
Puerta de San Vicente
Puerta de Toledo