Burgos is one of the provincial capitals in Castille – Leon with a lovely river walk and amazing Gothic architecture.
Other city gate
View from castle on hill destroyed by Napoleon’s forces.
Las Huelgas Monastery – worth visiting!
Favorite son – El Cid
More fabulous doors.
After a month of studying it’s time to leave this gorgeous city.
Convento de San Estaban
I wonder who this was?
Another mystery face.
Small dogs with jackets are everywhere.
More San Esteban
Menú de día
The temp dropped from 70 to 28 degrees and yesterday we woke up to snow. This is the first time it didn’t melt in many years.
Plaza de la Escuela Menor
Huerta de Calixta
Next to library
Something I love about living in another country is how each day is new.
Words to live by.
Duo Lingo’s happy raider.
Copy of you.
There’s so much to see in this historic place.
Building detail from Saint Esteban Monastery.
Mirror at St. Esteban
Cathedral at night.
A rare rainy day.
Statue in Calixta garden
Bullfighters advertising in the Plaza Mayor.
Last weekend we walked around Salamanca and took a trip to a nearby monastery.
Studying is going well but we’ll definitely need to keep studying if we want fluency.
This garden is one of my favorite places in Salamanca.
Sunset Friday evening.
View from bell towers.
A cup of thick chocolate and Harry Potter!
Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo
Roman bridge in Salamanca
Isla del Soto
The walk to the university takes about 20 minutes. Here’s what caught my eye this morning.
This riveting image is next to our apartment.
The clothes for children are absolutely gorgeous but they don’t look easy to wear.
A pensive statue in front of a library.
There are newsstands at most large intersections. People seem to still be reading newspapers.
This small head is all alone in the middle of the cathedral wall.
A mosaic near a parking garage.
Specialty meat and cheese store.
In addition to camping we are staying in a range of places on this trip.
Albergue in Huanaje
Pilgrim’s albergue in La Peza.
Fundalucia Guesthouse, Quentar
Abadia apartments, Granada. We went to the hotel and when they learned we were staying 4 nights they offered us the apartment for the same price!
Casa Grande in Baena
Hotel Zuhayra in Zuheros
Entrance to hotel in Cordoba; the Casa Patio De la Vega. A lovely spot in the heart of old town for about 30 a night.
The kitchen at the Casa.
Hospederia del Carmen in Castro Del Río