Eduardo Cid Calvo

Casa del Libro, the heart of the Gran Via in Madrid

By | 21 February, 2013 | 0 comments

Carlos Ruiz Zafón would call it the cement of forgotten books. At least he does in his best known best-seller novel in Spain, a real Top Seller, La sombra del viento (The shadow of winter).

However, this museum of books, this real pinnacle of culture and Literature, this oasis of humanities, this festival for reason and the senses, is full of life and has become one of the best known bookshops in Madrid.

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Categories: Gran Vía de Madrid

Van Gogh, Monet, Renoir and Toulouse-Lautrec brighten up Madrid

By | 18 February, 2013 | 0 comments

Did Van Gogh commit suicide or did he die defending his honour? Why did this genial painter drink a liter of absinthe every day? A drink quite close to pure alcohol.

Maybe, these questions about him will never be answered, but being able to enjoy his work in one place is a unique opportunity. This will be Madrid, the capital of Spain, for 3 months.

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Categories: Madrid Eventos

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