Palacio Longoria – the stairwell

This is probably the reason I woke up so early and stood, waiting in queue, for two hours before managing to get in Palacio Longoria (see my first post for more info). However, it wasn’t the only reason I would return… (see my next post, in a few days 😉 )

I had glimpsed the glass dome last year when I went in the building and asked if I could look around before being politely kicked out. And ever since then, I knew I had to go back!

Here it is, in all its glory. I really loved the dome, but thought the glass “eyes” in the bannister and the stars on the ribs, or rods, of the actual glass structure.

So, so beautiful.

palacio longoria madrid spain

palacio longoria madrid spain

palacio longoria madrid spain

palacio longoria madrid spain

palacio longoria madrid spain

palacio longoria madrid spain

palacio longoria madrid spain

Can you see the stars?

palacio longoria madrid spain

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About Full Of Daisies

I am permanently in love. Things I like: purple, pasta, silk, autumn, the smell of mould, candles, cachi, having friends, water, new things, rice, eggs (all eggs!), fresh grass, olive trees, shiny things, glitter, hanging objects, windcatchers, wind, couscous, wasabi, carnivores, presents, snow, leaves, orchids, feathers, cappelletti, meat, fruit (all fruit), more del gelso (Morus alba L.), pigs, candles, christmas, polenta fritta!, separating egg whites from yokes in my hands, cartoons, dragons, the ocean, nudibranchi, cows, mercury (the metal), cosmos (the flowers), thunderstorms, Mika, turtles, acquariums, green and blue (mixed), siccamores, spring, snails, 24, porc with a sweet sauce (apple, cranberry, tomatoes jam), looking at a swimming pool upsidedown and underwater, english accent, open-minded people, driving, blue skies, checkered tablecloths, butterflies, books and cartoons in rhyme, painting eggs, the star-shadows that football players have, silver, laughing, Vivaldi, bells and chimes, white and purple, creating. Complete Happiness: Early morning. Sun, with a breeze; a pond with water lilies. A house, with a garden, full of plants. A vegetable patch, lemon, orange and mandarin trees. Cosmos everywhere. Birds in the trees; a tortoise eating the salad from the vegetable patch; a mammal (I couldn’t decide which one would make me happier) close by. No houses for as far as the eye can see. Me, a man that loves me and that I love. Friends coming over for a lunch that I have to prepare, and have all the ingredients for all ready in the kitchen.

6 comments

  1. Bipasha

    Stars alright!

    Like

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