Andy Rodker

Andy Rodker

Posted on 10/10/2018


Photo taken on October  5, 2018



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Nuevos Ministerios, Madrid

Nuevos Ministerios, Madrid 

with the Azca business centre behind.
I've taught at all the tall buildings you see but not yet at Nuevos Ministerios, itself! Only a matter of time - I have taught at government departments but at other locations in Madrid.

micritter, Clickity Click, natur' ELLE, Ron Hanko and 17 other people have particularly liked this photo


21 comments - The latest ones
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Many thanks, Erhard!
13 days ago.
Larry Drummond
Larry Drummond
Fascinating - I bet these foreground trees are way, way older than the buildings!
13 days ago.
Andy Rodker has replied to Larry Drummond
Not of the ones to the left, (30s) but certainly the more modern ones directly ahead (from 1979 onwards). How do I know this? Because this is the site of the main Madrid horse racing course until the early 30s (El Hipodromo) and none of the photos I've seen show any trees here whatsoever! These umbrella pines could have been transported here in the 50s or 60s already well-established, and in fact I think this must have been so. So we are both right!!!!
Thank you Larry!
13 days ago. Edited 9 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Ulrich,
Udo,
Thank you both!
12 days ago.
Eunice Perkins
Eunice Perkins
An attractive, town area!
12 days ago.
Marie-claire Gallet
Marie-claire Gallet
Nature in the city !! GREAT !!!!!!!!!!!!!
12 days ago.
Doug Shepherd
Doug Shepherd
Very nicely composed Andy.

All the best, Doug
12 days ago.
Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne
Beautiful weather and scene Andy. Like a summer's day here yesterday, but not today!
12 days ago.
Andy Rodker has replied to Rosalyn Hilborne
Thanks Rosa,
Autumn came here 2 days ago, the first rain since May. Temperatures a much more bearable 25c day and 14c night!
12 days ago.
tiabunna
tiabunna
A very pleasant looking urban park, Andy.
12 days ago.
Andy Rodker has replied to tiabunna
The centre of government administration, George. I wasn't sure I could actually go in here but no one stopped me. Security is normally tight!
12 days ago.
Keith Burton
Keith Burton
I really like the shape of the central three trees Andy!
12 days ago.
Andy Rodker has replied to Keith Burton
Thanks Keith, Please see reply to Fred, below!
12 days ago.
Fred Fouarge
Fred Fouarge
beetje storm en ze gaan tegen de vlakte,,,,ze zijn TOP zwaar--mooie plaat
12 days ago.
Andy Rodker has replied to Fred Fouarge
Very strong trees, Fred!!!. Called Umbrella Pines. The Imperial Spanish Eagle nests in the top and they wouldn't choose a nesting site that blew over in a mere hurricane!
12 days ago.
Esther
Esther
What beautifully shaped trees.
12 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Annemarie,
Gudrun,
John C,
Martine,
Eunice,
Marie-claire,
Doug,
Rosa,
George,
Keith,
Fred,
Esther,
Very many thanks to you all!
12 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
George,
Martine,
Thank you both!
12 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Eve,
cammino,
Marco,
Ron H,
Annemarie,
Many thanks!
10 days ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
*** Many thanks for your visits, comments and faves. Have a good weekend! ***
4 days ago.