CASTLES OF SPAIN - Castillo de la Mota, Valladolid. The Castle of the La Mota is a medieval fortress, located in the town of Medina del Campo, Initial fortification of the village, repopulated after Moorish depredations, led to the creation of a fortress on the site, starting in 1080. In 1354, Henry of Trastamara is known to have taken the fortress by force. In 1390 King John I of Castile granted the town to his son, the infante Ferdinand of Antequera, future king of Aragon.
“ Flower-shop, Brussels, designed by Paul Hankar, XIX century. ” This is literally the perfect, most fitting sort of thing to put in the window of an Art Nouveau front like this. One of the things I enjoyed about Brussels was the Art Nouveau.