dead football stadium
and spotting, to our surprise, some turtles on the way.
As we were going to the pictures in the evening, we left the riverbank to go over up the hill that takes you to the area, just off the Plaza de España, where there are several cinemas, and just before we reached the railway bridge
we had a second surprise. By the side of the road, a small group of people had set up a homemade chessboard, with a set of plastic pieces.
So I did what you would have done, which was to wander up to the players in the hope - rewarded, as it happens - of being invited to play a game.