Trujillo - The Old Town

The fiery sun hopped and skipped with the shimmer of the heat haze, as it prepared to set behind the Sierra de las Villuercas. Driving towards Trujillo a little faster as the early evening light was about to be lost, the searing heat and blinding light of the Iberian day were a distant memory - twilight and a summer squall followed close behind.

The oncoming westerly gave a melancholic feeling to the view, as Trujillo glinted against the thunderous skies, illuminated by the final rays of the sun, confirmation from above that it was indeed somewhere special. A moment of meteorological drama endorsing the town’s self-satisfaction as the home of Spain’s most famous conquistadors.Read more