Mercado de Antón Martín.
Butcher outside of Mercado.
Abandoned doorframe grunge.
Street of the Three Fishes.
From my housemate’s exterior window.
This is where I live.
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Oooh, I like the ambience in the frutos secos shop. And also that shot of the filmoteca, who’da thunk it’d come out so crisp in the night light?
I was just wandering around your neck ‘o the woods last Tuesday and on Calle de los Tres Peces saw a small plaque with 3 swimming fish over the door of one of the portales. SO MUCH CHARACTER!
I am 100% in love with my barrio – so many little details to notice, and the ambiance at night is -just- sketchy enough to tickle my sense of adventure. More soon.
Great stuff. My favorites — the last one and the Electricitree.
thanks!! no understatement whatsoever to call yours a major source of my inspiration.
that one’s for you 🙂
Great pics. I want to see tu barrio for real. Oh, wait. I will in less than 2 weeks!
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Hola! I'm Janel Torkington, currently based out of Barcelona. I write for cash and kicks. I'm also a former Auxiliar de Conversación de Inglés in Madrid. This is my fourth year in Spain.
This blog chronicles "what it's like," demonstrated through fabulous fotos and plenty of palabras pertaining to this iteration of my continuing Spanish experience.
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