A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “La Granja: Spain’s Little Versailles”, 21 August 1970

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “La Granja: Spain’s Little Versailles”, 21 August 1970 »

12 Apr, 2023
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La Granja with its formal gardens, arranged with geometrical precision, its statues depicting mythological figures, its serene, ordered beauty, is often called the "Little Versailles" for it bears a marked similarity to the famous gardens created by Lenótre for Louis XIV of France.

THE MAGIC KINGDOM OF ARANJUEZ

THE MAGIC KINGDOM OF ARANJUEZ »

4 Aug, 2014
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When a GUIDEPOST Turkish writer talks about Aranjuez, this enchanting old kingdom comes alive with all its glory

EDITOR’S BLOG: Tio Pepe is Back!

EDITOR’S BLOG: Tio Pepe is Back! »

10 May, 2014
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The sight of Tio Pepe back in all his Andalusian garbo brought a lump to many throats

MADRILEÑOS LIVE NEXT DOOR TO HEAVEN, OR SO THEY THINK

MADRILEÑOS LIVE NEXT DOOR TO HEAVEN, OR SO THEY THINK »

30 Jun, 2013
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De Madrid al cielo

by Rose Maramba

 

In the 18th century, the Madrileños had cause to celebrate.