Via de la Plata 2012

April 15, 2012

One day in Spain…

A post without photos for once – or maybe with just a few.  Mainly this post is for my own thoughts, and because I have come […]
April 13, 2012


There is a frog built into the plateresque facade of Salamanca University.  It seems a rather frivolous thing to adorn Spain’s first University, and the third […]
April 1, 2012

Semana Santa Caceres

Palm Sunday began in Caceres under a slate grey sky, with men dressed as Roman centurions before midday this morning.  It is nearly ten at night, […]
March 28, 2012


In 1975, Merida celebrated an anniversary – a 2000 year anniversary – of the city’s official foundation by order of the Emperor Augustus.  For someone who […]