Hotel El Castellano

De Portugal 29,37004 , Mérida, Extremadura, 97000, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
 

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Fabulous Roman ruins

A travel blog entry by margyandpaul

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... br> Romans loved the circus, or hippodrome, where they watched chariot races and other games. The complex at Mérida had a capacity of 30,000, comparable to many of our college football stadiums. This hippodrome is supposedly the best preserved in the world, though what is left is little more than a vast rectangular field with the remains of seating all around it. I had a little more trouble imagining chariots racing here, so I will have to ...

Weather: Fine but with evening showers

A travel blog entry by iloveeurope35

... to the very long Roman Bridge, before Conor and I played some basketball at a nearby court, we then headed back to the room where we experienced some evening showers. The reason I say this is because the shower at our hotel contains seven different ways of operating. It has overhead squirters, handheld gadget and a sprayer at the bottom which gets your feet wet and floods the basin. The only problem was that with four control knobs, none of ...

Back to Spain: Badajoz!

A travel blog entry by aerial.tennille

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Another early check-out from our lovely little cottage in Portugal & we were on the road again, heading back to Spain. We stopped in at a small town for some geocaches along the way & came across a track lined with eucalyptus trees, one would have been at least a few hundred years old (see picture)! We have seen eucalyptus trees here & there around Spain & Portugal but this place ...

Portugal and Spain 2013

A travel blog entry by sue.edmondson

Departing from Brisbane on Sunday morning, we head to Lisbon via Singapore and London. First stop will be Lisbon for a couple of days, including a train trip to Porto, then down to Faro in the Algarve for five nights. From Faro we will be visiting Portimao, Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Ayamonte and, the height of this stop, the roman vila of Milreu. We ...

Beach Recovery at Oliva-Tim

A travel blog entry by wrightsofnapier

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... on tour!
A late breakfast was followed by some science schoolwork (shock horror) for the boys then off to the beach for the rest of the day. The water was warm and there were even some modest waves for boogie boarding. The sand here is incredibly fine and the beach very safe and shallow. Back for showers and for the first time in about a month we ...

Location

This hotel, located on De Portugal 29,37004 , Mérida, is near Roman Amphitheater (Anfiteatro Romano), Roman Theater (Teatro Romano), Museo Nacional de Arte Romano, and Alcazaba.
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