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Madrid: not to make light of the hardship caused…

12 Jan

Winters on the Castilian plateau are notoriously harsh but it sounds like this storm has caught Madrileños completely off-guard, or just unequipped to handle this much snowfall. That said, and without ignoring the hardship caused to so many, I generally find Madrid in winter delightful: the weather is usually bright and crisp and matches the leaden foods and wines better…and the indomitable spirit of Madrileños knows how to have fun no matter what the challenges.

Plaza Mayor
Street scene in Lavapiés

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