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... dark past during the Spanish Civil War. Over 4000 supporters of the Republican cause being murdered by the Nationalist Army and Moroccan irregulars. It's acknowledged as the beginning of a very bloody part of Spanish history.
So far this trip has been a continuation of sightseeing, eating and drinking. That night I had a risotto with cubed liver on top - absolutely soft and delicious ...
Got to our stop for the night before heading north. Had been told to come see Monsaraz. It is well worth the visit. Wondered around the castle and old fortifications. Staying down in the valley at Horta da Mjoura. Very quite place , nice relaxing time at the pool once we checked in. Not to be confused with horse de moura!, silly Tomtom ... 13 k's away and in a tiny town, and not much more than a shack, but not open anyways. Since it ...
... 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 ...
... Spain) and the Battle of Albuhera in 1811
We walked in to town and had a good look at the Aqueduto da Amoreira, which has 5 tiers of arches, built between 1498 and 1622. We then walked through one of the fort gates and up into the town. ...
... car park.
Luckily just 300m back down the road we had seen signs for what looked like a Municipal campsite.
We decided to walk back down the road and have a look. It looked very basic, but there was one British MH there, so we stopped to talk to them. The site cost 14e per night inc. electricity, so we decided to give it a go. Elvas is a World heritage Sight that we particularly wanted to see