The Monastery of San Esteban in Salamanca1 is a remarkable Dominican monastery just outside the walls, and down the road from the Cathedrals.
The River Agueda in Ciudad Rodrigo is a tributary of the Duero River which we first found in Soria. We also found the Duero in Toros and Zamora. The Agueda River rises in the Sierra de Gata. It is 81 … Continued
Ciudad Rodrigo and Duke of Wellington go together, but I didn’t feel qualified to deal with this subject so commissioned a post from Jeremy! Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley (1769-1852), 1st Duke of Wellington,1 must have been an extraordinary man. … Continued
We had ambitious plans for exploring Ciudad Rodrigo and the surrounding countryside. But my back injury scuppered the plans. And then we found a Mediaeval Festival in the town which restricted access, and perhaps there was also just a touch … Continued