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The River of Tears

Ríos de piedra Borrocal Near Orihuela del Tremedal in the Sierra de Albarracín mountains flows a periglaciation 2.5 kilometer river of impervious Paleozoic rocks. It is one of the largest stone rivers in the world and quite astonishing to see. High latitude, high altitude, cold air temperatures and low precipitation are a good environment for periglacial…

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Chasing Windmills in Spain with the Masters

An unforgettable journey with Cervantes, Dalí Gaudí, Goya, Picasso and El Cid.  – originally posted for the Huffington Post Travel Next Magazine  For centuries, Spain has been home to some of the world’s greatest artists. Imagine what it would be like to have coffee at a local cafe in Madrid with some of these legends…

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A 1,945 Mile Dinosaur Trip Through Northern Spain

How cool are dinosaurs? We loved the film Jurassic Park, and who could resist Rex, the shy Tyrannosaurus rex from Toy Story. People have always had a fascination with these magical creatures and Spain is no exception. In fact, Spain is one of the richest areas in the world for dinosaur remains, and has devoted…

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Is Albarracín the Most Beautiful Village in Spain?

13 Reasons to Love Albarracín How would you feel if you were transported instantly to the Middle Ages? Thats what happened the first time I visited Albarracín, a small town 30 minutes from Teruel and two hours from Valencia, Spain. This sleepy little tourist village lies 3,878 feet above sea level, and is unspoilt by…

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Teruel: Spain’s City of Love

Every city and village in Spain has a festival unique to them. During the summer months urban families journey back to their grandparents’ pueblos to enjoy their free time. This is how it all began: a tiny blurb in a magazine detailing a festival that celebrates a 13th century legend about two tragic lovers. It…