Parador de Teruel
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... ancient two tiered viaduct that ran through the centre of the old town. Acueducto Viaducto Des Los Arcos was built centuries ago and will be standing for many centuries more. Aqueducts are one of Video Girl's favourite things so to find this architectural masterpiece was an unexpected treat.
They left Teruel and headed towards Zaragoza which was another two hour drive. It is an easy drive on the auto via at 120 kilometres per ...
... photograph, and saw one man working on his 'allotment 'on a flat bit of ground across the river on a very improvised looking bridge.
We passed a mill and entered the old town by the Water Gate.
Albarracin is an amazing place.It is set high up on a curve of the Rio Guadalaviar, with a gorge nearly all the way round. From 1012 to 1104 it was the seat of a tiny Islamic State ruled by the Berber Banu Razin dynasty. From 1170 to 1285 it was an independent Christian kingdom sandwiched between Castilla and Aragon. It has been voted ...
... taken years of hard work to build. Further on there were miles of yellow dry stone walled enclosures and round stone huts, all long abandoned.
It was only when we started to drop down and down off the limestone plateau that we realised just how high we had been. The roads ...
... walking up and down stairs sightseeing we decided it was time to move on.Our next stop Teruel where we were booked into a Hotel for the night. After parking the car there was enough time for a visit to the old town about 15 minutes walk away across a pedestrian bridge over a valley. The main square is La Plaza del Torico (little Bull) with it's bull fountain in the centre. There seems to be a mix of building styles around the square a couple are even Art Nouveau. A ...
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