Burgos

Tobera village: Hermitages and waterfalls.

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Tobera village is a beatifull place belonging to the municipality of Frias. It stands out for two precious hermitages, a medieval bridge and for the waterfalls that run alongside. The Hermitage of Santa MarĂ­a de la Hoz is the largest and Romanesque style. Its construction dates from the thirteenth century. Formerly it served as a […]

Burgos

Puentedey village, bridge of God in Burgos.

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Puentedey village, literally “Bridge of God”, is one of the most curious small towns in the north of the province of Burgos (Spain). What other village is located on top of a natural stone bridge? It is impressive to go under and check the height of the natural bridge. In addition, the houses located above […]

Burgos

Spanish wine route on the Ribera del Duero.

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One of the Spanish wine route is done in Ribera del Duero certificate of origin. It is one of the best wine regions in the world. And we do not say it, it won this award (Wine Star Award) in 2012, at a gala in New York organized by the wine magazine Wine Enthusiast. This […]

Burgos

La Yecla gorge, adventure in a natural place.

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The La Yecla gorge is one of the natural wonders of the province of Burgos. Both the La Yecla as the nearby space of the Sabinares del Arlanza are part of a protected natural area of Castilla y Leon. Its richness of flora and fauna is spectacular: griffon vultures, roe deer, otters, wild boars, ancient […]

Burgos

Covarrubias, a medieval Castilian town.

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Covarrubias is a Castilian medieval town with years of history. Here you can find a beautiful collegiate church, a medieval keep with a siege weapons museum, a monument to a Viking princess, beautiful houses of Castilian architecture, … and even a viking hermitage of the 21st century in honor of San Olav! Covarrubias is a […]

Burgos

Sad Hill Cemetery, tribute to the Far West.

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Sad Hill Cemetery is, without a doubt, the best location of the mythical film of “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”. It represents with absolute crudeness the absurdity of war, with its hundreds of simple graves arranged in concentric circles. Contemplating the cemetery is also remembering the final climax of the film with the […]

Burgos

The story of Princess Kristina of Norway.

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The Princess Kristina of Norway is not unknown to lovers of medieval history. A story with all the ingredients of the time: marriages of convenience, relations between kingdoms, fights for the throne, royal comitives, alliances, religious offerings to saints, … If you wonder how a Scandinavian princess could end up buried in Covarrubias, one of […]

Burgos

Hermitage of Saint Olaf, a viking tribute.

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The Hermitage of Saint Olaf is the first temple of these characteristics built in Spain in the XXI century (year 2011). Located on the outskirts of Covarrubias, it is a reference of Scandinavian architecture in one of the towns that were the cradle of the Kingdom of Castile. Built in honor of Saint Olaf, patron […]

Cantabria

The medieval town of Santillana del Mar.

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The medieval town of Santillana del Mar is known as the village of 3 lies: it is not holy, it is not flat and has no sea … But that does not mean that we are talking about any villa. Its well-kept streets, stately homes, its impressive collegiate church, … Santillana del Mar village is […]

Asia Region

Hemis Monastery: Buddhist wonder of India.

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The Hemis Monastery is one of the Buddhist treasure that exist in North India. Located in a privileged enclave, at 3629 meters above sea level, it is one of the sacred places of Buddhism that you must visit. It stands out for the artistic beauty of its architecture and for the extraordinary views of the […]