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Old December 14th, 2008, 11:08 PM   #21
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Impressive christmas lights! But one question: Where is the snow?
snow? mmmm during this month it uses to snow a lot.. (it snows more in the countryside than in the city) Today the countryside near the mountains is absolutely white, Madrid province is in alert because of snow, this week may be the city will be white
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Old December 14th, 2008, 11:31 PM   #22
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Impressive christmas lights! But one question: Where is the snow?
some examples of the last years:




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If you want to see more pics of madrid under the snow go to this flickr:
http://flickr.com/photos/elynmortal/tags/nieve/


And one more pic of the christmas lights:
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Old December 14th, 2008, 11:56 PM   #23
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i loved the lights they look awesome...thnx for sharing...
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Old December 15th, 2008, 12:30 AM   #24
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some pics of the last year christmas lights:

The cityhall:
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Bigger here: http://flickr.com/photos/cuellar/2132320632/sizes/o/

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Bigger here: http://flickr.com/photos/cuellar/333072853/sizes/o/

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Plaza de Castilla:
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Plaza Mayor:
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Centro:
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Atocha:
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Calle Alcalá:
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Chueca:
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Recoletos:
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Trees:
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Old December 15th, 2008, 01:08 AM   #26
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I hope it is this spectacular even after mayor Gallardon leaves.
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Old December 15th, 2008, 02:10 AM   #27
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Impressive christmas lights! But one question: Where is the snow?
Usually at Madrid province`s mountain ranges, 35 km far away from the city
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Old December 19th, 2008, 05:38 PM   #28
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More pcitures by great Obidos.

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Madrid. Gran Via.





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Madrid, Cibeles y Calle Alcalá










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Old December 19th, 2008, 11:41 PM   #29
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That is really very very nice!!!
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Old December 20th, 2008, 12:30 AM   #30
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Madrid looks fantastic at Christmas time.
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Old December 20th, 2008, 07:35 PM   #31
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Awesome thread
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Old December 20th, 2008, 09:50 PM   #32
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Best xmas decoration I've ever seen!
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Old December 21st, 2008, 12:59 AM   #33
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Excelentes fotos. Fabulosa la iluminacion navideña de Madrid.
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Old December 21st, 2008, 02:30 AM   #34
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More decorations from this year:











Guiños:






























































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Old December 21st, 2008, 02:44 AM   #35
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Very nice pictures, Asbestos. Please can you tell me in which street are the hearts?

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Old December 21st, 2008, 02:49 AM   #36
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Very nice pictures, Asbestos. Please can you tell me in which street are the hearts?

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You're wellcome,those hearts are in Princesa street
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Old December 21st, 2008, 02:50 AM   #37
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Thank you. I´ll go to see them very soon.
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Old December 21st, 2008, 11:54 AM   #38
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very cool pics. I specially like the Agata Ruiz de la Prada lights
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Old December 21st, 2008, 01:59 PM   #39
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very cool pics. I specially like the Agata Ruiz de la Prada lights
me too and her big tree made of hearts and stars,really nice
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Old December 21st, 2008, 09:51 PM   #40
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Thank you, Asbestos, really nice pictures. Here there are some more pictures by me.


Recoletos Avenue.





La propia iluminación de Recoletos.









Ortega y Gasset vista desde Recoletos:



Una calle perpendicular a Recoletos.





Colón y el árbol que ya ha sacado Obidos.









La calle Goya desde Colón.

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