Where in Spain Wednesday – Segovia’s Cathedral at Sunset
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Segovia’s Cathedral at Sunset

Happy Wednesday, everyone! Here’s one of my favorite pictures from my trip to Castilla y León – the beautiful Segovia cathedral at sunset.  The pretty city is famous for its huge Roman aqueduct (which definitely still works!), but my favorite part of my visit was wandering through the cobblestoned streets as the sun set over … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Salamanca’s Plaza Mayor
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Salamanca’s Plaza Mayor

I’m finally back from Ibiza, and being a bit of a lazy blogger. My brain is still struggling with post-Ibiza withdrawals. Every morning this week, it’s wailed “But what do you mean, we’re going to the office instead of heading to the beach with a glass of cava? I’m sorry, there’s not a party at … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Inside Ávila’s Castle Walls
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Inside Ávila’s Castle Walls

Last March, I spent a weekend in beautiful Castilla y León, and kicked off the weekend in Ávila, a tiny town with a big wall.  Why’s the wall so important? It dates back all the way to medieval times, and it’s about 2,500 meters (about 8,200 feet). The wall has 88 large towers and surrounds … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – the Aqueduct of Segovia
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Where in Spain Wednesday – the Aqueduct of Segovia

Here’s a photo from Segovia, one of the prettiest places I went to in Castilla y León. This aqueduct is left over from the Roman days, but it’s in perfect condition – and still works!  I went to Castilla y León back in March and visited tiny Ávila and pretty Salamanca before finishing up in … Continue reading

Salamanca: Pretty Plazas and Tasty Tapas
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Salamanca: Pretty Plazas and Tasty Tapas

After seeing Ávila, I continued my tour of Castilla y León. Next stop was beautiful Salamanca, which is a place I’ve dreamed of going to ever since I saw photos of the incredible Plaza Mayor.  It was also the weekend of the National Event in Salamanca where they invited all the exchange students in Spain to … Continue reading