Ávila’s Fortress and Churches Are Spanish Treasures

As ancient peoples struggled to thrive in an uncertain world, they often relied on two things for protection – churches to profess their faith in God and a sturdy fortress to keep enemies out. For thousands of years Ávila’s ideal location has been favored by a succession of cultures and today is renowned for the number of churches and the best-preserved fortress wall in Spain. Since the dawn of civilization location remains one of the driving factors for where a … READ MORE – CLICK HERE

In Salamanca History and Young Hearts Come Together

Call it what you like – a thirst for knowledge, insatiable curiosity, or simply a keen desire to learn and know more, education is an aspirational element of the human spirit. For more than 900 years students from Spain and around the world have been attending classes at what is now Universidad de Salamanca, Spain, one of the oldest continually operating universities in the world. But a considerable amount of time – and history – would pass before a university … READ MORE – CLICK HERE