Parador de Merida
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Oh how we looked forward to this, and finally in unassuming Merida we found it. The best food to date, it was so good that although I did not like to town I might come back for the food. We did not have a single meals that was not worth writing home about. So imagine walking to the mailbox and getting this letter from Spain.
"Dear mom ( …
Next I drove to Merida, where there are some famous Roman ruins which are always interesting as they are so old. This was a particularly good amphitheatre and gladiator ring which were great to walk around. I was now able to use my better camera as well as i had got a battery from Benidorm with my Mum and Chris when I had been in Javea, so I ...
... as most tigers were from the Asian continent. There are information boards and full size pictures of the different types of gladiators, so very interesting.
The theatre is better. It has retained the full sized backdrop behind the stage with a number of the statues still in position and there can't be too many in Merida who like marble, as the amount of intact columns and even the frontispieces of the arches are still there. Just amazing to ...
... River Guadiano comes into view at Merida. This wide stretch of shallow flowing water, with its amazing arched Roman bridge and historic fortifications from Roman, Visigoth and Moorish eras, is an amazing sight. Guy goes up-market and books into the Parador, a converted monastery at the heart of the old city. It has a lovely pool, a gym and a sauna all of which are thoroughly enjoyed. A long walk around the city trying to recall a battered old beetle, a tent on the ...
The car continued to be a drama, our only option was to drive back to Spain (2 hours east) to swap it over and sign a new contract, stay overnight then head back into Portugal. We arrived into some deadshit town with the temperature pushing 40 and car rental office as they were shut for siesta, that's right we are in Spain again. When the car rental office opened we were treated with such delight as a well presented young girl by the name of Irene who had a good grasp of ...