Calar Alto Observatory, Spain’s Star Attraction

Calar Alto Observatory, Spain’s Star Attraction

High above the citrus groves of the Almanzora Valley lies the Calar Alto Observatory, the largest astronomical complex in continental Europe. And it’s surprisingly accessible, as I discovered on my most recent visit to the Almería region!

The Mysterious Astronaut of Salamanca in Spain

The Mysterious Astronaut of Salamanca in Spain

As you approach by road, the ancient city of Salamanca rises up majestically from the dusty plains of Castilla y Leon province in Spain, but it’s deep in the heart of the city centre that one of its most intriguing features waits to be discovered…..   Students...