On This Day – Burgos in Castilla y Leon

While the current travel restrictions are in place I have no new stories to post so what I thought that I would do is to go through my picture archives and see where I was on this day at any time in the last few travelling years.

On 23rd May 2013 in was in the Spanish City of Burgos in Castilla y Leon…


This is the City of the Spanish hero El Cid, and here is warrior statue looking fearsome with his grizzled beard, wild cloak flowing madly, his sword La Tizona, too big for an ordinary mortal extended menacingly ahead of him, his eyes fixed ferociously on an enemy army as he led a charge against the Moors sat on his magnificent famous white horse Babieca.

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10 responses to “On This Day – Burgos in Castilla y Leon

  1. We lunched in Burgos – it was excellent – New Year 1982 while driving through Spain to get Santander ferry back to UK. Maybe it’s time for another visit!


  2. Many times there nice town wonderful cathedral and the story of El Cid Campeador! 2013 I was by there too ::)


  3. looks like a wonderful city for a visit, and I love the el cid sculpture!


  4. Wonderful photos


  5. No man should have a sword that big! 🙂 I’m thinking nose-plants would be a common hazard, Andrew. –Curt


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