Why?

The gods of ugliness are invading sidewalks all over the city. Starting a week or so ago, huge screen-type things on enormous metal legs began to appear on some of Madrid’s main thoroughfares. And then yesterday I found one in my neighborhood, on a relatively narrow one-lane street. According to a friend, they will soon sport advertisements. You decide what you think:cartel feo

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7 Responses to “Why?”


  1. 1 Ben Sunday, 21 October, 2007 at 2:54 pm

    Yes, totally unbeleivable. One has just gone up near us. What were they thinking of?!?!?

  2. 2 didi Thursday, 25 October, 2007 at 6:44 pm

    ;) qué pena que estas no se puedan talar, como los árboles con los que arrasó Gallardón.

  3. 4 Bilingual Blogger Sunday, 27 January, 2008 at 8:37 pm

    Hi Katie!
    You do know that since you blogged about this topic, many of these eyesores have since been removed. Power to the people!! :) Is the one pictured in this photograph still standing?

  4. 5 Katie Monday, 28 January, 2008 at 6:13 pm

    Bueno, I don’t know about “many.” A few have been removed and I believe some have been simply relocated. I have to check on the one on Galileo, but I’m pretty sure it’s still there.

  5. 6 Katie Thursday, 31 January, 2008 at 10:12 am

    and it is still there, Bilingual.


  1. 1 Gone. « España Profunda Trackback on Tuesday, 26 February, 2008 at 7:38 pm
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