Nude Cyclists in Casa de Campo, Madrid, Spain
Yup. It’s pretty much what the title says. Nude Cyclists in Casa de Campo.
Ok, ok – she’s wearing a thong.
But close enough.
I snapped a shot of these two free spirits in Casa de Campo today. To be fair, I was half naked at the time myself, and I gotta respect them for going all the way.
Nude cycling! What a concept! (Don’t forget to slather your nuts with sun cream…)
If you’ve spent any amount of time in Spain, you know that Spanish people love to debate about which is better: Madrid or Barcelona?
I’ve been to Barcelona a couple of times, and really it never did much for me. Gaudí. The beach. Whatever.
Mainly what I remember from my last visit was an old guy cycling naked along La Barceloneta. He had impossibly small genitalia and I wondered if perhaps he practiced nude cycling as some sort of overcompensation mechanism.
Well, score one for Madrid in the debate! Now we have this sort of free-spirited (on weekends) northern European silliness, too!
P.S. See also Celebrating Spring and the timeless brilliance of Summer is Coming to Madrid: 6 Things I’m Excited About (which some people don’t like, for some reason I can never fathom.)
P.P.S. Updated, years later: I was recently in Berlin, and OMG. There was a park there I would just go ahead and rename “the Forest of Schlongs”. That’s some free-spiritedness fo’ yo’ ass. The number of naked guys hanging around in public was kinda shocking. And just the general weirdness of Berlin. Anyway, it was fun.