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Travel Blogs from El Burgo de Osma
... s Castilla-LaMancha region and also found the region had a very good
website with detailed information on the region’s sights and attractions. So I
started thinking about renting a car.
In recent years I’ve driven in Iceland, Mexico, and the
Dominican Republic and been on the road as a passenger for well over a year in
total on Dragoman truck trips. Driving overseas isn’t such a big deal, and I’ve
discovered it’s not ...
... is the best one so far. I had vegetable stew, which was a lovely mixture of green beans, potato and asparagus. White wine today and the usual crusty fresh bread. From the lunch, we hurried to catch the Benedictine monks singing the midday office. There seem to be about twenty monks in the group who sing beautifully and read a lesson (in Spanish of course). At the conclusion of the liturgy, a shaft of sunlight breaks through a window and ...
... Jesus related some of the legends surrounding Blessed Jane as well as information that is known about the family. We are invited to drink from the well that has been uncovered here and make a petition. I participate and remember a similar occasion in Israel at, was it Jacob's well? The evening is completed with drinks and nibbles with the whole group, 22 of us in total, and a fish dinner. Another action packed ...
This morning was spent exploring the beautiful city of Salamanca. We visited the two cathedrals, the Dominican monastery and the enclosed Dominican convent, established by wealthy widows in 15th century. Once again the weather is perfect, so walking the streets is a pleasure. Then a two hour bus ride to Aza (or Haza), during which we were shown the film, The Way, inspiring me once again to seriously start planning to ...
We have just spent 2 days in Madrid. It's a clean city with a very vibrant night life. Sunny and I walked and walked till we couldn't go any further. I visited the richest football club in the world with a mate - Real Madrid. We took a tour of the stadium and got to sit in the sub box and walk on the pitch. It was a great tour. Much better than FC Barcelona. Now we are on the bus headed towards a place in Spain called ...
Other places to stay in El Burgo de Osma
Calle Mayor No 2, El Burgo de Osma | 4 star hotelfrom $63
Avenida Juan Carlos I, 1, El Burgo de Osma | Hotelfrom $60
C/ San Pedro de Osma 19, El Burgo de Osma | Hotelfrom $107
Universidad 5, El Burgo de Osma | 4 star hotelfrom $102