A Cozy Attic

I believe this is called a "Dr. Seuss Tree"

I believe this is a “Dr. Seuss Tree” @ Jardines del Buen Retiro

Madrid is a regal city.  That’s clear as soon as you arrive.  The building where we rented a small attic apartment, however, was not.  It probably had been regal (and will be again, since it’s currently under renovation), but at some point the building had become neglected.  Which explains why it was so cheap to stay there, despite its perfect location adjacent to the Royal Palace and famous plazas of Madrid. Continue reading