Hotel Acosta Centro
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... We really liked Elvas, a real working town with loads of history. As well as the fortifications there are lots of churches and narrow winding cobbled streets. On our way up to the main square a Police car passed at great speed, sirens blazing, as we ...
Although we were retracing our steps today, the back to front journey seemed different and quicker!
We stopped for lunch in the MH Aire at Zafra, with a French MH for company and then went across country to Badajoz, right on the Spanish/ Portugese border.
We proceeded into Portugal and remembered to put our watches BACK an hour, so we were the same time as at home. We used the Pay motorway, ...
... of international students. We changed our clothes and headed out to explore the center. Although it was Sunday night there were many people, young and old, strolling the streets and sitting outside at one of many cafés, sipping a drink and eating tapas. Tapas in Spain are a small snack which come in many different forms and vary from city to city. The Spanish dinner is usually between 9 and 11 p.m., therefore the Spaniards go bar hopping and ...
... Hur when we get home.
We were able to watch archeologists digging and uncovering new structures. The floors of these structures have ornate mosaic pictures depicting life in that era. They have preserved several of these large pieces of art--each made of thousands of small square pieces of stone--in the National Museum of Roman Art, located in Mérida. I tried to talk Paul into taking up mosaic work but he said it would be easier and ...
... Amphitheatre and Theatre/arena rank in my top three favourite ruins, coming in behind Pompeii and the Roman Colosseum. The ruins were remarkably interesting and remarkably intact, much more so than any I've visited before. The amphitheatre especially looked almost identical now to what it did in all he pictures of it from a thousand years ago. This place is well worth a visit on the way from Lisbon to Seville.
We payed a ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed