I'm not too fond of cold weather. Lucky for me, I don't have to suffer much of it, it's only really cold a few weeks in the dead of winter here, and then I tend to travel to warmer places during two or three of those wicked cold weeks. Sometimes, however, I'm caught up in the midst of it.
It snowed a whole dang lot in Madrid during January 9th, 2009, and partly during January 10th. Snow in Madrid is rare, to that extent anyway –we do get a bit of it, but it never takes hold, the white washed image lasts but a moment. Not this time, geez, it snowed and snowed and snowed like the sky wanted to compensate for never having fallen with such force in this city. It was quite chaotic, traffic was a mess, people got stuck just about everywhere, and the freeze-your-butt factor was extremely high.
That day I was working from home, so I didn't have to suffer any of the nasty and very cold consequences and, as it turned out, I actually lived through two marvelous days contemplating the wonders of nature at work.
Let the show begin!
The day after
I hope you enjoyed the photos!
I was reluctant to do a photo hub –I've actually been "fighting" the urge since January 11th! At the end of the day here it is, because I think it's worth sharing the magnificence of nature and the beauty it creates in the smallest things, such as a once in a lifetime snow day in my city.
Thanks for stopping by!
More by this Author
Free Books Bookstore is a fantastic concept that I can't wait to spread around. Grab one or 10 books and go, or drop a cent, or a dime, or a dollar…
Madrid Rio is the biggest urban project ever undertaken in the city of Madrid. It means the recovery of a run down and rather sore area of the city as a public space, reconverting for public usage approximately 7...
A springtime leisure Sunday in Tokyo around Daikanyama and Nakameguro, where you'll feel like a citizen rather than a tourist.