Posts of November 2015

Christmas a lo Madrileño

One of our friends starts the countdown till Christmas in October. With every Christmas tree that he sees and with every plastic snowflake in a shop window he gets more excited, with the highlight being the annual broadcasting of Love Actually. Hugh Grant might not come walking down Gran Vía, but there’s plenty of Christmas for everyone in Spain’s capital. This Friday the Christmas lights will be switched on in more than ninety streets. Since 2003 Madrid transforms the Dark Days into an enlightened event: this year almost four million bulbs shine their light on the city during fourty days. […]

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