Posts of December 2013

Mercado de San Fernando Reinvented

(copyright foto: Madrid Differente) This is a copy of the guest-blog that Arma wrote for the blog of LAGroup, an advisory bureau in the sector of culture and leisure time for which she worked back when she lived in Holland. You can find the original blog-post here. Nu het bijna-napoleontische tijdperk van megalomane publieke investeringen in Madrid (denk aan top down ge├»nitieerde projecten als Madrid Rio, het nieuwe gemeentehuis in het Palacio de Cibeles en niet te vergeten de tot drie keer toe verloren bid om de Olympische Spelen) door de langdurige economische crisis tot een halt is geroepen, waait […]

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Mercado de Motores

This weekend we discovered the ‘Mercado de Motores‘, which, despite what the name might indicate, has nothing to do with the buying of selling of motors. This market was celebrated in the ‘Nave de los Motores’ in Matadero up until last year and the new edition, in the Railway Museum of Madrid inherited the original name. Celebrated every second weekend of the month from September up until December 2013, the market takes place in the old railway station of Delicias, which once upon a time had a direct connection with Lisbon. Built in 1880, it is the oldest monumental railway […]

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