The enchanted courtyard of Toledo

The enchanted courtyard of Toledo

Years ago, a deceased resident of Toledo told me something about his house in the old town that I would now like to share with everyone who reads me here. He made me swear that …

Where to go for tapas in Toledo

Where to go for tapas in Toledo

Some of the best known places in Toledo to go for tapas. If you like the midday snack, some pinchos, eating snacks while sharing a good time with friends leaning against the bar or on …

Spells, Sorceresses and Magical Arts in Toledo

Spells, Sorceresses and Magical Arts in Toledo

Writing on women’s tits or ingesting semen in repulsive concoctions were part of the spells common in centuries past in Toledo. How were these ancient spells and potions? Who were the people who made use …

alcazar of toledo

Curiosities of the Alcazar of Toledo

From the 16th century engravings to the modern postcards and digital photos taken with mobile phones, Toledo has become recognisable for its motley farmhouse on a rock, for the river Tagus that surrounds it and …

Luz Toledo 2019: 12, 13 and 14 September

Luz Toledo 2019: 12, 13 and 14 September

The multimedia projection show ” Luz Toledo 2019″ will take place this year on 12, 13 and 14 September, at different times, at night. The place where it will be projected will be the north …

Corpus Christi 2019 Concerts in Toledo

Corpus Christi 2019 Concerts in Toledo

In this article we will offer you all the updated information that we are compiling about the concerts that will take place in Toledo on the occasion of Corpus Christi 2019. Visit this page from …

Of arms and letters: Garcilaso de la Vega

Of arms and letters: Garcilaso de la Vega

In October 2006, the figure of Garcilaso de la Vega was commemorated in Toledo in a series of talks entitled ” En torno a Garcilaso” (Around Garcilaso). As a native and resident of Toledo (occasionally), …

Abandoned Places in Toledo

Abandoned Places in Toledo

For years I wanted to write an article about abandoned places in Toledo , because we had plenty of material to do it. A brief review of several mysterious places, houses, palaces, subterranean, even monuments, …