Explore Las Medulas, Castile Leon and more!

Las Médulas in León, in the north of Spain, are clay mountains which form a unique landscape. The Romans excavated them in search of gold and they are a World Heritage Site. | spain.info in english

Enjoy a sunset view of the Alhambra on Day 8 of the Rick Steves Best of Spain Tour.

Enjoy a sunset view of the Alhambra on Day 8 of the Rick Steves Best of Spain Tour.

Blue Window | Rock | San Laurenz, Gozo, Malta https://sites.google.com/site/hotelsandtravela/swimming-with-dolphins-malta

Blue Window | Rock | San Laurenz, Gozo, Malta https://sites.google.com/site/hotelsandtravela/swimming-with-dolphins-malta

Castles of Spain - Calatañazor, Soria, Spain. - The name Calatañazor comes from the Arab 'Qalat al-Nusur' which can either mean 'Castle of vultures'. Calatañazor is a municipality located in the province of Soria, Castile and León, Spain. In the valley between Calatañazor and Abioncillo the 'Battle of Calatañazor' took place in the year 1002. The valley is still named "the valley of blood". Almanzor, the ruler of Muslim Al-Andalus is by some historians said to have died in this battle.

Castles of Spain - Calatañazor, Soria, Spain. - The name Calatañazor comes from the Arab 'Qalat al-Nusur' which can either mean 'Castle of vultures'. Calatañazor is a municipality located in the province of Soria, Castile and León, Spain. In the valley between Calatañazor and Abioncillo the 'Battle of Calatañazor' took place in the year 1002. The valley is still named "the valley of blood". Almanzor, the ruler of Muslim Al-Andalus is by some historians said to have died in this battle.

The reddish sunset colour of Las Medulas (Leon, Spain) has converted the area into a magically mysterious spot. Who would have thought that such sharp peaks have Roman gold buried within! This amazing landscape is the result from the gold exploitation by the Romans, and it has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. | Picture by Oscar P.L. on 500px

The reddish sunset colour of Las Medulas (Leon, Spain) has converted the area into a magically mysterious spot. Who would have thought that such sharp peaks have Roman gold buried within! This amazing landscape is the result from the gold exploitation by the Romans, and it has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. | Picture by Oscar P.L. on 500px

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