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Discovery || El Rastro Madrid

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(Keep in mind these are personal discoveries, not always rare finds)  One of my favorite memories of Madrid was the El Rastro market.  If you’ve ever been to the famed Rose Bowl Flea Market, imagine that spilled out onto the streets for an entire Sunday, covering a good 8-10 block radius.  Think of everything you want form a Flea Market (besides hardcore vintage Levi’s), and you’ll find it here.  Spanish men buying various tools, kids crowding around video game stands, women slashing through piles of cheap clothing, and mounds of old trash that for some reason doesn’t seem so trashy when heaped atop one another.  Definitely shouldn’t miss this if you ever pass by Madrid.

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Written by Victor

September 10, 2009 at 4:57 pm

Posted in Culture

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