My last post from Madrid is more miscellaneous, consisting of no more than things seen in walking through Chueca, the densely built streets north of the Gran Via.

The building opposite the Palace Hotel which was covered in netting last time I was in Madrid and still is:-

A bright red doorway:-

The wonderful entrance portico to the Hospicio de San Fernando, built for the poor in 1722 by Pedro de Ribera in a wild baroque style:-

And the entrance to a nearby fire station:-


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