Travel Blogs from Badajoz
... walls were built in the 16th and 17th C, on previous Moorish defences.
There is also a castle which has some bits of its Moorish walls left.
The fort was Wellington's base, during the Peninsula War, for the assault on Badejoz(just over the ...
... the fees don't start until after the first town, Elvas, which was our destination.
We followed the instructions to the aire and passed through the 5 tier aqueduct!
We found the MH Aire which was in the Car park of a newish Intermarche (Have the French taken over all the Supermarkets in Europe?)
We did a big shop but as we were the only MH there we really didn't fancy spending the night in a ...
... 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 ...
... fortress against the Spanish invaders. After regaining independence in 1640 they started building the largest star shaped dryditch defence system in the world. The town is inside the walls as are barracks, military buildings, churches and monasteries. To withstand a long siege the town had an Aquaduct built that is 7 K's long and took 100 years to complete. ...
... room service but it turns out room service only serves until 7:30pm! So out we headed again to find dinner; we were hoping to find somewhere with an English menu but settled for a place with Wi-Fi so we could translate a few things. Tomorrow is our last full day in Spain, we are headed for Madrid & are then off to Dublin on Saturday! Looking forward to English menus!
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet