Hi Ho Spaniard! An Iberian Desert With Spaghetti Western Roots : NPR

Some of Hollywood’s most popular Westerns were filmed in Spain’s Tabernas Desert. Today those sets are used in Western-style theme parks for bank heists, shoot-outs and saloon shows.

http://www.npr.org/2014/03/02/283559225/hi-ho-spaniard-an-iberian-desert-with-spaghetti-western-roots