Unlike us today, the Victorians who discovered this stone forest were less afraid of the future than they were of forgetting the past.
Abigail Struhl is a graduate student in the English department at the University of California, Berkeley. She edits the Public Streets series for Public Books.
Don Justo and the Never-Ending Cathedral: Mejorada del Campo, Spain
The 21st-century traveler is chronically late: the cathedrals are all built, or, if by some historical accident left unfinished, buried under ...
Sketches of Spain 2: A Simple Life in Salamanca
This is the latest installment of Public Streets, a biweekly urban observations series curated by Ellis Avery. “Go to Salamanca!” The open mic at El Rastrel—a vegetarian tapas bar in Salamanca ...