I admit that sometimes it is very hard but it is also very rewarding and fulfilling. The goats give me everything I need” Goatherding is part of her genetic makeup. Maribel Sánchez and her family have been cattle ranchers for five generations in the highlands of El Raso near the village of Candeleda. At age… Continue reading Maribel Sanchez, the female goatherd of La Vera de Gredos.
The Spanish landscape designer Eduardo Mencos has spent the past 8 years leading the effort to have the region of La Vera to be recognized as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Besides designing some of the most spectacular gardens in Spain, he also wrote several books and made some films on the rich and varied gardens… Continue reading Garden of Gardens: landscape designer Eduardo Mencos fights to turn La Vera into a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Clemente Cebrián Mosquera has been a resident of Madrigal de la Vera since 2015, the same year in which L Capital, an investment group of the LVMH group, bought 49% of his company El Ganso. The fashion brand was already born in 2005, when Clemente and his brother Álvaro decided to set up the company… Continue reading From El Ganso to La Vera: Clemente Cebrián.
Two tireless figures of Spanish contemporary dance captivated by the energy of Villanueva de la Vera. Victor Ullate and Eduardo Lao make up one of the most influential couples in Spanish contemporary dance. With a decades of experience and dozens of works composed and directed behind them, these dancers, choreographers and directors at the Victor… Continue reading Víctor Ullate and Eduardo Lao.