The Ritz, Madrid 1936
During the days of the Spanish Civil War, Madrid, under the control of leftist forces, was holding out against the relentless advance of Franco’s forces. The city centre resembled a forlorn island in a blo...
by Andreas Augustin
Oh people of the shelter
what a gift you've given me,
To smile at me and quietly
let me share your agony,
And I can only bow in utter humbleness and ask,
Forgiveness and forgiveness for the things
Since decades “The Oriental”, as it is affectionately known by travellers from all over the globe, leads the lists of all...Read More
Happiness is made to be shared, knew the great French dramatist Jean Baptiste Racine (†1699).
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