What we miss on our walks through Madrid


Miguel Angel Barroso



There is a topic that persecutes the people of Madrid (probably it is extended to the inhabitants of other great capitals of the world), and it is the ignorance of details from his own city, perhaps due to the fact that they are there, within easy reach (and everyday life makes us lazy). It is not about forgetting the great landmarks (museums, palaces, monasteries, theaters, squares, shopping areas, the Bernabéu, the Retreat …), but the facades, cornices, sculptures, doors and portholes, chimneys, shields, corbels, flowerbeds, fountains, gardens, centenary shops and stores … that are on both sides of ourhurried steps, and also those of the tourist who goes to fixed shot in search of what the guides to the

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