This is my ego-boosting photo blog, featuring abandoned places, nature, street photo and quaint places. I typically do not want to have people in my pictures, unless the photo is specifically taken for that purpose.

All pictures are copyrighted by me.    Madrid Río is not the name of the small river, but of the project made to make it a nice place f...

A stroll along Madrid Río

All pictures are copyrighted by me.

  Madrid Río is not the name of the small river, but of the project made to make it a nice place for a long walk, or bicycle tour.
The river itself is actually called Manzanares.



One of the artistic pedestrian bridges crossing the river
  
Want to take a swim?

One of the many dams

Another one of the bridges 

Looks more impressive (or sinister?) in black and white, right?
  
Not only families find this a nice place to rest

It is hard to believe you are in the center of a sprawling capital in Europe

Wis I had thought of that...

Well, if swiming is not too inviting, a quick shower can be arranged

The old slaughterhouse area beside Manzanares, has been converted into a cultural center well worth a visit.
Here is a exposition of child books illustrations. Just open the drawers and get carried away

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