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the town of dogs

I’ve never stopped off here for the night before, or anywhere near here – smack bang in the middle of the plains of La Mancha.  Leaving just before midday and pulling in here at eight, I’m about halfway with another 600 or so kms to go tomorrow to get to Sagres. 529 more words


Spain finds Don Quixote writer Cervantes' tomb in Madrid

From BBC, by Camila Ruz, March 2015 

Forensic scientists say they have found the tomb of Spain’s much-loved giant of literature, Miguel de Cervantes, nearly 400 years after his death. 450 more words


Cervantes' tomb discovered

The beautiful photo is by Hugo Díaz-Regañón.

The haiga was written for Carpe Diem: Windmill, following yesterday’s announcement on BBC News that the bones of Miguel de Cervantes have been found buried under a convent in Madrid, 400 years after his death. 37 more words


Toledo, Spain

So, I know… I’m HORRIBLE at updating this thing. So, we’re going to play a bit of catch up again. After Kaitlyn came to visit us in autumn of 2013 (yes… I’m that far behind) we went for a short visit home, and actually spent Christmas in the… 997 more words

La Mancha