Bernardo de Gálvez: Hero of the American Revolution

PAINTING BY AUGUSTO FERRER-DALMAU

This past week, Americans celebrated the 4th of Jult and the 245th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Many factors contributed to the colonists’ unlikely victory over the British, but one of the least known is the role the Spanish played, and, in particular, Bernardo de Gálvez (1746-1786). Gálvez was a tireless and brilliant tactician and strategist, and he led one of the most daring and successful military campaigns of the war. Just what did Gálvez do and how did he impact the war? Enjoy this new podcast from Brian’s Spain Domain and find out more.

San Isidro Day 2020 – Phantom Fiesta in Madrid

PHOTO – MADRID SECRETO

NAVIDAD IN MADRID: Day of the Innocents

IMAGE: THYSSEN MUSEUM

BEYOND THE RUNNING OF THE BULLS

Photo by San Fermin Pamplona from Pexels

Pamplona is not the only place in Spain where you can see the running of the bulls. In summer, bulls are chasing brave and crazy people all over Spain! Find out a little more about the the San Fermin fiestas and some other “encierros” on this Spain Domain podcast. Enjoy!