Carnaval en Guardo February 21st 2010 Hola a todos!
Last weekend Carnival was celebrated in Guardo and students in Castilla y León had school off on Monday and Tuesday. I was originally thinking of traveling over the long weekend to Valencia (where I studied abroad 2 years ago) but I ended up deciding to stay in Guardo for the long weekend and I was glad I did! Guardo becomes quite lively during Carnival and many people, young and ... read more
Europe » Spain » Castile & León » Palencia 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