TripAdvisor Reviews P.N. Merida Mérida
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... it is too difficult to explain to people what you are looking for..a missing car park!
The girls and i stood looking hopeless in the square or searching nearby alleys (within eyesight) while Mark tried to retrace the steps he'd taken the night before with Vincent the owner.
Finally through a circuitous route we found it and were on our way to Merida.
Apart from it being great for its outstanding ruins, the fact that the town was built as a retirement village for ...
... functional with aesthetics. I assume of course given the size of buildings that like all things only the exclusive level of society got the good stuff. The bridge in Merida is nearly 800 m in length over extremely shallow water. It does however occasionally surge and flood over the hundreds of years. It is also obviously not in original condition as various leaders added some ramps and dividers and new tops etc etc. The base is fairly original so still something to think about. ...
The Roman Theatre of Mérida is a construction promoted by the consul Vipsanius Agrippa in the Roman city of Emerita Augusta, capital of Lusitania. It was constructed in the years 16 to 15 BCE. The Amphitheatre of Mérida is a ruined Roman amphitheater situated in the Roman colony of Emerita Augusta, present-day Mérida, in Spain.
... its not the major road which is a little further over. Rock on!
We know we are clearly on the old Roman road here. The markers say so, but do you trust them? But alas! In the area there are hitos marked with 'Miliario (mile) XX III'. This is the mile markers in the original road of the Romans! Far freaking out! A little closer to the village we see one for the 30th mile marker. The granite post is the marker. The hito with the number is for our benefit. Check pic.
... tonight is a working monastery. We knew it was an old nunnery but didn't know it was now a monastery. Got there 2 1/2 hours before they would allow us in (freaking out of bed early people) but let us put our packs down there and head for the nearest bar. Says they have wifi but it's a load of crock. Never mind, we have limited data so use that for the basics. Then off to check in for 1pm and find all the others from last night there. The hostelaria motions us ...
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