“And thank God for home-sweet things, a green and friendly hill,
And red geraniums aflame upon my window sill.” – Martha Haskell Clark
Two pictures taken in the village of Bárcena Mayor in Cantabria in the far north of Spain. In Green Spain in the rain and the mist the geraniums are not quite so extravagant as in sun-burnt south, they do not bloom so freely but they have a rustic elegance nevertheless!
Posted in Arts and Crafts, Cantabria, Europe, History, Literature, Spain, Travel, World Heritage
Tagged Bárcena Mayor, Cantabria, Culture, Life, Spain Doors, Spain Windows, Window Boxes
Before we begin the journey of circumnavigation of Madrid, I thought I might start with a door. This one is in the town of Almagro in Castilla-La Mancha.
More doors to come along the way…
February 25, 2018 in Arts and Crafts, Cathedrals, Europe, History, Postcards, Spain, Travel, World Heritage
Tagged Avila, Doors and Windows, Segovia, Spain Doors, Toledo