Zaragoza, Spain, the ancient capital of Aragón, has two competing cathedrals, both on the large Plaza del Pilar and each with a unique story. There’s the older Cathedral of the Savior (Catedral del Salvador, known as La Seo) and the important Cathedral of Our Lady of the Pillar (La Basilica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar, or simply, El Pilar).
Matera, in the province of Basilicata, is right in the arch of the boot of Italy. And, as such, it was the starting place of our bike tour of a … Read more
The windows of the remarkable Gothic cathedral at Regensburg, Germany are a wonderful mix of 13th and 14th Century work, combined with some from the 19th Century and even some … Read more
The Matthias Church at the top of the Buda castle hill has been through many iterations since the first church was built on the site in 1015. The first building … Read more
The Monastery of the Avellanes (hazel nut trees-which were grown on the monastery grounds) is a bit of an oddity among our many visits to churches and monasteries all over … Read more
If you come to Granada with no advance reservations to get into the Alhambra, chances are that you’re going to have to wait a few days. But, you need not … Read more