Miranda del Castanar

Old buildings



Monasterio Palacio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial

10 Apr 2017 38 55 556
Vast and imposing edifice, the brainchild of Emperor Felipe II.

San Lorenzo de El Escorial

10 Apr 2017 74 114 1154
The Palace-monastery from the Herreria Woods, Abantos behind. The Capital of Much of the Known World, circa 1590.

Saint Day. Dull day.

19 Nov 2016 25 45 605
Not all Cornish photos can be full of exciting clifftops, dramatic skies or sunny days.

Buitrago de Lozoya


Buitrago de Lozoya


Granadilla, Cacares Province, Estremadura

21 Aug 2016 9 17 287
Deserted town after it was surrounded by one of the many large reservoirs created in the 1950s.

Old Door, La Alberca, Salamanca province. PLEASE S…

20 Aug 2016 28 48 584
If you were not 100% catholic, in the days of the reconquista and after, it made sense to declare your undying adherence to the True Faith of the Winning Side by such means as these biblical extracts over your door!

Mogarraz roofscape, Sierra de Francia, Salamanca P…

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An interesting town, for many reasons. Well worth a visit. I'm sure most of you have (not all as I know a few are against) but, if not, PLEASE COMPLETE THE SURVEY VERY SOON.

Mogarraz, Salamanca Province, Sierra de Francia

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All 388 residents were photographed in 1967. Some years later, permission was granted to paint portraits from the photo album and adorn the houses where they lived!

Old door, Miranda del Castanar

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Salamanca Province, Sierra de Francia, August 2016

Miranda del Castanar

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A delightful village in the Sierra de Francia, Salamanca province.

Eager to help! Miranda del Castanar

20 Aug 2016 13 23 380
One of many old streets in this delightful village. Salamanca province.

There's a fence in there somewhere!

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HFF! Castle at Manzanares el Real, Madrid Province. El Yelmo, A prominent peak in the Sierra de La Pedriza, is visible in the background.

Chinchon. Old door


Chinchon, Madrid Province


Colmenar de Oreja. HFF everyone!!

25 Apr 2016 37 59 489
An attractive town to the south of Madrid, overlooked by tourists, which makes it a pleasant place to visit for those in the know!

Colmenar de Oreja, Plaza Mayor.

25 Apr 2016 44 47 637
Sorry about this HFF shot two days early but my plans are too fluid to know whether I'll be on-line on Friday or not! This was taken on April 25, 2016 as the town was preparing for it's bull feria..

Colmenar De Oreja, Madrid Province, april 2016


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