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Madrid Province (or Comunidad de Madrid, to use its correct name!).

Fresno de Torote. A nearby village to Algete where I now live. Spring 11 years ago.
Perhaps better on full screen.
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Jenny McIntyre said:

What a lovely view, Andy. I just love the red poppies in amongst the greenery. I don't understand why we don't have these red poppies growing wild like this over here.
2 months ago

Andy Rodker replied to Jenny McIntyre:

Thank you, Jenny.
I don't know the answer except to say I have occasionally seen spring wildflower meadows in the UK, just like this, but I agree they are becoming less and less common, sadly.
2 months ago

William Sutherland said:

Stunning beauty! Stay well!

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2 months ago ( translate )

Andy Rodker replied to William Sutherland:

Many thanks, William!
2 months ago ( translate )

Madeleine Defawes said:

Superbe panorama !
Bonne semaine. Amitiés
2 months ago ( translate )

Andy Rodker replied to Madeleine Defawes:

Many thanks, Madeleine!
2 months ago ( translate )

Jaap van 't Veen said:

Wonderful landscape image; panorama format works very well
2 months ago

Andy Rodker replied to Jaap van 't Veen:

Thank you, Jaap! In Panoramio days, I was able to use a free editing facility that had far more options than subsequent free editing services so I could crop photos any way I liked. I can no longer do this!
2 months ago

Schussentäler said:

ich stelle mir gerade vor, da entlang mit dem Fahrrad zu fahren oder zu Fuß unterwegs sein, das muss herrlich sein
2 months ago ( translate )

Andy Rodker replied to Schussentäler:

Thank you, Reinhard!
When I took this shot 11 years ago, I actually had the full time use of my niece's car for a year while she was in Florence on an Erasmus course. I have realised that this was the last time I drove regularly. Now I can't get a Spanish or British driving licence (I need both) thanks to the horror that is Brexit! And my health and eyesight have deteriorated since Covid so I can't pass a test now in either country anyway!. GRRR!
2 months ago

Pierre Pasqualini said:

C'est une jolie vue.
2 months ago ( translate )

Andy Rodker replied to Pierre Pasqualini:

Many thanks, Pierre!
2 months ago ( translate )

Andrea Ertl said:

Eine freundliche Aufnahme. Idyllisch, Andy.
2 months ago ( translate )

Andy Rodker replied to Andrea Ertl:

Thank you, Andrea. Yes, I think you're rigtht. It is a 'friendly' scene!
2 months ago

Soeradjoen (limited… said:

Nice name, better view!
2 months ago ( translate )