Salamanca to Cáceres: We left Salamanca to drive to a town we had missed last trip - Cáceres. Stress the first syllable and pronounce the second 'c' as a soft 'th'. Not easy to say! Taking backroads instead of the motorways, we passed pretty countryside with scattered olive and cork trees. Sheep with an abundance of lambs in one paddock, cattle with a wealth of calves in another. Then small grey pigs in muddy paddocks, definitely free range. Ominousl...
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Salamanca We had headed further south than we had initially planned in order to visit Salamanca. We had intended to travel due east towards Barcelona, but now having dipped this far south, our plans are to continue to Madrid before swinging north again. We arrived at Salamanca early so hopped on the local bus to the old city. Salamanca is a stunning place - there is no better word for it. We followed the walking tour suggested in the Lonely Planet guide w...