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After leaving Seville we quickly travelled across to Badajoz on the Spanish - Portuguese border. After the plains around Seville the Autovia rose quickly up onto a range of low mountains then gradually through hills covered with olive trees under which we saw the odd sheep, then gradually on down to paddocks with the famed black iberico pigs eating …
... 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 ...
... 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, ...
... in time. It is a frontier fortress of Portugal about 10 miles west of the Spanish border. Coincidentally it is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site since June of 2012. It is situated on a hill and has a 4 mile long aqueduct which still supplies the city with pure water. Elvas has the distinction of being one of the greatest and most heavily fortified frontier towns in all of Europe. There are 2 other fortresses within sight, covering the north and ...