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1835 Time Capsule Found in Madrid Statue

While extracted today, a (potentially) 174 year old lead box was discovered about a month ago from the pedestal of the statue of Miguel de Cervantes, author of the famed Don Quijote novel. The Cervantes statue, the first one in … Continue reading

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El Oso y el Madroño Statue in Puerta del Sol Changes Location

At about 10:30am this morning, Madrid’s city symbol, “El Oso y el Madroño” (bear and the berry tree), was moved to a new location in Madrid’s Puerta del Sol. Actually, it has returned to its ORIGINAL location where it stood … Continue reading

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Photo: A Real “Body Shop” in Madrid

YIKES! Imagine my surprise when I walked through my local neighborhood and saw this through an open door; a seated woman and a headless man hanging from a cable with his arms outstretched! Clearly, this some kind of sculpture workshop … Continue reading

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