Tag archive for : Rivers
Tag archive for : Rivers

The serpent’s pool in Casares de Hurdes (Cáceres)

In Casares, a town in Las Hurdes (Northern Caceres, Extremadura), there is a pool where once a huge serpent emerged, and a shepherd fed it with milk to avoid it to attack people and livestock. According to some versions, this serpent was sent by the devil himself.

Author : Aitana Martos
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The siren of La Serena

The siren of La Serena

A mermaid inhabits the banks of the Guadiana River (including table of Tamborríos and the Encomienda Castle), and with her beauty and charming singing attracts unwary men who eventually drown in the river....

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La Serrana de la Vera (Mountain Woman of La Vera)

La Serrana de la Vera (Mountain Woman of La Vera)

A beautiful, powerful and lonely woman lives in the mountains, just going down the river to fetch water. When the mood comes upon her, she drags men off to her cave to have sex with them before killing them.

Author : Aitana Martos
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