Category: Spain

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Roman Aqueduct of Segovia, Spain

The first sight to greet us in Segovia was this gigantic aqueduct of Segovia. This is one of the most impressive aqueducts of Roman era! Did I touch the aqueduct of Segovia? Oh! YES!...

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Walls of Avila, Spain, a #MustVisit

It is hard to stick to itinerary always! The initial plan was to drive straight to Segovia from Salamanca, Spain, but we made this spontaneous halt at Avila. All 3 places are listed in...

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Old Cathedral of Salamanca, Spain

Salamanca has two cathedrals to explore. The Old Cathedral of Salamanca is in the Romanesque style. Its construction began at the end of the 12th century. The plan was to cover both cathedrals and...

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Walking Tour of Salamanca, Spain

We did a part of the walking tour of Salamanca at night, when the old town was lit up beautifully. We planned the walk along several historical monuments. Below is the pic of grand...

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Plaza Mayor, Salamanca, Spain

While looking around for a place to stay, for just a night halt in Salamnca, I ended up choosing a hotel in Plaza Mayor. The first main reason was obviously because Plaza Mayor is...

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Merida to Elvas, a Road Trip

The next night halt was planned for Evora in Portugal. The road from Merida in Spain to Evora in Portugal is via Elvas which is at 81kms from Merida. Elvas too is a Unesco...

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Ruins of Roman Aqueduct of Merida, Spain

Roman aqueducts of yesteryear were lifelines of their civilization then! In Merida we spotted  the ruins of gigantic aqueduct. It was bang across the road when we were exiting Merida towards Elvas in Portugal....

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Roman Theater, Merida, Spain, a Must See

It is worth time, money and effort visiting the partially reconstructed Amphitheater and Roman Theater Merida for all history buffs! Probably during 15th and 16th BC Romans enjoyed staged games in these theaters. The...