BlogoWriMo, Madrid, Spain

Madrid 2011 – Day 2

Our second day in Madrid was much like the first. Beautiful. Sunny. Warm. Our first stop was Atocha Station. The inside of this iconic train station has been turned into an arboretum. You can still catch a train there but the older part of the station is this wonderfully relaxing calm space to sit and […]

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BlogoWriMo, Madrid, Spain

Spain – Day 1

October 2011 On 9th October 2011 I ran the Liverpool marathon. The first marathon in I think 23 years. My time was 5 hours and 24 minutes. The next day we were on the train to Paris for a Refuges des Fondu special and then to Madrid to relax. In planning this trip I forgot […]

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The Madrid Rio Project

In 2004 it was determined that the Madrid Calle 30 motorway was a barrier to the urban areas it ran through. So they put it underneath those urban areas. The above photograph is the result of the Madrid Rio Project. 26 miles of motorway have been placed underground. Above ground there is ​​1,210,881 square metres […]

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