Tag Archives: Spain

The Trials of Baltasar Garzón

Spanish magistrate Baltasar Garzón continues to sit on the opposite side of the bench inside  Spain’s supreme court. Garzón, lauded globally as a defender of human rights, is currently defending himself in his second trial where he is accused of breaking … Continue reading

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Five Favorite Things From 2011

5) Remezcla I began freelancing for Remezcla on a regular basis in May. Since then, I: covered the Latin Grammy Nominations Press Conference where I met members of Zoe, Calle 13, Pepe Aguilar, and others. traveled to Las Vegas to … Continue reading

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Planking Across Spain

I don’t recall exactly the “how” or even the “why” this began but for some odd yet humorous reason I ended up planking a number of sites during my trip to Spain. What began as a simple one-time joke became … Continue reading

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Museo Casa de Cervantes: The Former Home of Don Quixote’s Father

Museo Casa de Cervantes (House of Cervantes Museum) is a museum dedicated to the life and work of Spain’s greatest writer, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. The museum is the former home of Cervantes who lived in Valladolid with his family … Continue reading

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Segovia, Spain: Romans, Goths and Catholics

I wonder if History teachers in Spain toss their written materials out the window and book a field trip for their students in place of a lecture. It wouldn’t surprise me if this were the case considering the amount of … Continue reading

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A Visit to Museo Nacional Colegio de San Gregorio (St. Gregory’s College National Museum)

A highlight of my stay in Valladolid, Spain was my group’s trip to the city’s nationally-recognized museum of religious sculpture at Colegio de San Gregorio. The museum hosts an incredible collection of religious sculptures and paintings from the 15th – … Continue reading

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Wednesday in Salamanca, Spain

I spent a long afternoon with friends in the city of Salamanca last week. We covered most of the city but I wish we could have stayed longer to enjoy more of it. Here is Rick Steves with a wonderful … Continue reading

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