Salamanca to Extremadura; saddled up and heading into Semana Santa April 16th 2019 The week of touring ahead was looking far better in the weather stakes, that perhaps we need not obsess like before over weather apps.
Saturday morning breakfast at the Ibis would definitely sustain us. Stretching our departure out to midday, we used the late breakfast times to squeeze in a visit to that P2 has belatedly discovered; the famous El Cielo de Salamanca
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Europe » Spain » Castile & León Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
When there’s nowhere to go, there’s travel.
Working life was about to take a back seat when we conspired this.
Prompted by a move within our own country for a bit of career exploration, versus the vision of living elsewhere, makes us take that punt.
Spain. We’d been hit by the bug in 2017. All those 'lessons' listening to Radio Tres online, making turn by turn mapometer or google maps routes on the cycle legs, a vision of being stationed in an historic town where bikes and pedestrians rule, and an always-career-inspiring chance to attend another World Congress, will shape this... full info