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... else we saw, it was just an ordinary aqueduct, notable merely for historical reasons. Top Choice really? And we could not even get access to the top for scenic walk.
It was 3:30 pm. And by this time I was a bit *****y. I was hot and sticky and tired. But by the time we drove out of town towards the next sights on our agenda I largely got over it.
Before Stonehenge, There was Cromeleque ...
Elvas is a fortified border town. Its star shaped fortifications and 3 separate forts are said to be the biggest and most complete in Europe. Vauban the famous French designer conceived the plans. The star shape is irregular to allow for strategic ...
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, ...
Contis-Plage to Elvas May 16 to May 22 After three nights stay on the beach in Contis-Plage we were ready to head out on a new adventure. We followed the Coastal Highway south into Spain. Since there are no borders the only way we could tell that we had crossed into Spain was that the signage was now in Spanish. We stopped in a small town called Irun for a refreshment and noticed numerous stalls selling liquor. Many French cross into Spain as liquor ...
... 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. ...
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