Hotel Recoletos Coco
Travel Blogs from Salamanca
... my top six European locations (along with Lake Como, Venice, Noyers-Sur-Serein, Oxford and Kilkenny). Everything about Salamanca is just so appealing and interesting to everybody. As Dennis Denuto from The Castle once said, "It's just the vibe of the thing", and I reckon this applies to Salamanca, good in a hard to describe sort of way. The Spanish cathedrals make for great photographs, as well as the Plaza Mayor, the university and the old cars we saw along the way.
... restorer, of an astronaut in one of the reliefs near an entrance doors. The locals were originally unhappy but are now ok with it, explained away as “he is the person closest to God”.
Near the cathedral was the university, the oldest university Spain established in 1230. It was one of Europe’s leading centres of learning for 400 years. Apparently Columbus came here for travel tips. There is a very ornate entrance ...
According to the BBC, "Stephen is the patron saint of deacons, headaches, horses, coffin makers, and masons. He is often represented carrying a pile of rocks or with rocks on his head."
There you have it.
Steve, in a nutshell.
Steve's place for dinner, which was fitting, as this was where, two years ago, Nick and I first made contact. So a little bit of history connected with Steve's place, gold or no gold.
... the works. Every once in a while, as a song reached a climax, a jet would shoot down dry ice from the ceiling engulfing the entire crowd in seconds. I say "jet" because it's the only thing that could have delivered that much dry ice in such a short amount of time. It was completely disorientating. In a matter of seconds you couldn't even see your hand in front of your face. I loved it. At 4:30 am, we decided that we needed at least 3 hours ...
... it would be cliched, magical. In the middle of the garden was a well where couples put locks on to symbolise their relationship lasting forever. It was one of those moments when you realised you are away with your mum and not your boyfriend!
My other magical moment was when mum and I climbed to the top of the main Cathedral in Salamanca. It was a beautiful sunny day and there was no one up there. From the Street below a spanish guitarist was playing and ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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