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One of the really nice things of our Spanish trip was the architecture in the old towns. I love the ornate tiered bay windows and the cast iron balustrades.

The landscape around Orellan in northern Spain was dramatic enough but the mining undertaken by the Romans in the second and third centuries AD radically…

The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao in undoubtedly a dramatic building and the sculptures outside are interesting and fun (especially Flower Puppy) but what a waste…

The cathedral in Avila is purported to be the oldest Gothic cathedral in Spain, but then again Burgos also makes the same claim. Anyway, it was one of my…

Along the wild north coast of Spain. Easy to understand why the Bay of Biscay has such a reputation. The weather changes so quickly. A squall came in from the…

Catholic Church bling is everywhere in Spain. After a while it becomes somewhat oppressive, but I guess that's the intention. I'm glad that for the most part in…

The Cares gorge links two villages high in the Picos de Europa mountains in northern Spain. The walk along it is probably the best known in Spain. It winds its…

The spectacular medieval walls around the old town of Avila in northern Spain. Amazing to see from a distance and fascinating to walk round. The existing wall…

A highlight of the trip was a stay in La Guardia, a medieval walled village on the border of the Basque and Rioja regions. Vehicles are not allowed inside the…
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