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Alcazar of Segovia, Spain

Segovia is located north west of Madrid and is usually considered as day trip from Madrid. But we arrived here via Avila from Salamanca. The distance of 68kms from Avila to Segovia was easily...

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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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5 Must See and Do Things in Avila, Spain

The ancient town of Avila has plenty to offer in terms of sights and experiences. It is still untouched by the craze for high rise concrete structures. As we approached the fort walls it...

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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...

Plaza Mayor Salamanca

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...