Photo of the Week: Glass House

IMG_9278Madrid, Spain

This week, I am showcasing the beautiful crystal palace located in the center of Retiro Park taken on our trip to Madrid, Spain.  This beautiful building is made entirely of glass, surrounded by a detailed iron framework.  It was initially used as a greenhouse, but now functions as an art exhibition. When we were there, the space was empty and we just wandered around the open design while marveling at the blue sky shining through the latticed glass façade.   

The front entrance of this beautiful palace leads to a small pond filled with floating trees with their willow-like leafs hanging low over the water that reminded me of the bayou.  Weaving through the trees are a family of black swans that have made the lake their home.  Altogether, it creates quite a picturesque image reminiscent of something straight out of a fairy tale.

Every Monday of each week, I’ll share a photo with you from my adventures around the world and at home.  Most of my photos have little or no post processing.  If you would like to see more, please click the ‘Follow’ button.

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