San Lorenzo de Escorial and El Escorial!

I found the town of San Lorenzo de Escorial to be quite lovely, very neat clean, well maintained, lovely plantings, flowers everywhere. Andbsince it's built hillside the streets are cobbled and its good exercise getting anywhere.


This link will give you good history for 'el Escorial', I'll just show a few fotos!



  1. So I am guessing the Spanish have learned how to throw their wrappers and trash somewhere other than where they are standing - unlike their Latino relations in Mexico. Looks very clean and lovely ;-)

    1. Oh, I see some people throwing their trash down, but here there are LOTS of people employed to clean h streets and sidewalks. That's the biggest difference, although it s nice to have the trash cans and recycling ins to convenient