Travel Blogs from Badajoz
... corner 4 more Policemen got into a car, carrying machine guns and sped off, a Nacional Guard car following and 2 Police motorcyclists! We never did find out what the incident was!
One of the most interesting finds for us was ...
... 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 ...
We found an inexpensive hotel within the walls called Sao Joao de Dues. The hotel is a converted convent with shady gardens, several terraces and a pool with views of the walled city. The gardens had orange and lemon trees. The bathroom had marble floors and we had a huge bedroom. Another great and lucky find. After settling in we strolled through the narrow streets and located a very small restaurant in a cave like setting. I asked the ...
... 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!
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services