There's a smallish woman behind that huge pack. And yes, she carries her dog when he gets tired.
This was the view for much of the day.
This ancient irrigation system still in use.
Santa Maria de Blanca. The exterior looks dangerously pasted together.
The interior is graceful. Lovely. Many of the retablos in these churches are as old as 12th century as are parts of the churches
It was market day in Carrion de los Condes.
I spent the night in a hotel that is a former monastery. It was pretty nice.