"Kaleidoscope" derives from the Greek καλός (kalos), "beautiful" + είδος (eidos), "shape" + σκοπέω (scopeο), "to look at, to examine".
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Day 355 - Puerta de Alcalá
In the center of the Plaza de la Independencia in Madrid sits the Puerta de Alcalá, a large granite structure that used to be the main entrance gate to Madrid. The structure (in its current form) was rebuilt in the 18th century by KIng Carlos III.