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... tower on the cathedral, we climbed another spiral staircase before being treated to a brilliant view of Salamanca, the university's dome the most readily visible of any building in sight.
After a couple of hours in town, we headed back and did our usual grocery and beer run before relaxing and preparing for dinner. We weren't able to get a table in the Plaza, which was unfortunate, because the tourist dump we ended up at saw us wait for 15 minutes to be served our ...
... also worn by hikers and pilgrims walking the St. James Way (Camino de Santiago).
Finally we went down to the bottom of the town and the Tormes river to see the Roman bridge built in 1st century BC. Not an impressive bridge height wise but certainly a long one, 356 meters comprising 15 arches, and in very good shape.
Back to hotel where we sorted out the wifi and preparation for leaving tomorrow for Santiago de Compostela.
... that we only go out wandering the streets when all the shops are shut.
It is obviously an art-form he has perfected over the centuries and is far too entrenched to change now.
On the other hand, I guess it doesn't really matter, just so long as he enjoys walking round with a tangerine bush.
Delicious surprise on opening the shutters this morning. Blue sky! .
The Plaza below looked rather more welcoming than it did yesterday in the ...
... no intention of going out that night. However, loud salsa music blared across town from our hotel. It taunted us all night until finally, a spectacular fireworks show from the same source did us in. We had to go. Six of us followed our ears to find the source of amazingness. It took a while to find our way around, not across, the highway that separated us from the music. Finally, we arrived at what seemed to be a fair celebrating Corpus ...
... corner; its “Plaza Mayor” (Main Plaza), its Cathedrals (old and new) and university are stunning. You can spend hours walking on its cobblestone narrow streets. Just when you may think you have seen all its beauty, you turn around finding yet another incredible building, Medieval tower, or charming monastery.
Salamanca’s university ...
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