Tryp Medea Hotel
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... on the stage. There are still occasional performances there today.
Next to the theatre is a Roman amphitheater where another kind of entertainment would take place. It is here that the gladiators would battle each other or animals and the crowd would call out "to the death" or "spare him." It felt far more barbaric that the theatre next door, but once again it was easy to imagine the crowd screaming and the thud of the gladiator ...
... at an "area servicio", before continuing on and reaching the Spanish border. The border consisted of a big sign which said "Espania", and absolutely nothing else! So, if anyone reading this happens to be travelling to Spain in the near future, at least they can be assured that getting between the two Iberian nations is not all that difficult.
We continued driving as our GPS failed us on yet another occasion, telling us to ...
... hotel that Dane has been looking forward to since we booked! The heat was getting to us so we waited until late afternoon to head into Badajoz for a look around (& some geocaching of course).
At 5pm it was still about 30 degrees but by the time we were done just before 8 it was starting to cool off a little. Restaurants don't open for dinner in Spain until 8 or 9pm so we were going ...
Departing from Brisbane on Sunday morning, we head to Lisbon via Singapore and London. First stop will be Lisbon for a couple of days, including a train trip to Porto, then down to Faro in the Algarve for five nights. From Faro we will be visiting Portimao, Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Ayamonte and, the height of this stop, the roman vila of Milreu. We ...
After 2 hectic days racing around Barcelona it was great to have a lie-in and spend a relaxing day on the beach. The Kiko park camping site is top notch and right on the beach at Oliva.I was first up at 8.30 and read quietly with a cup of tea for an hour before the boys appeared an hour later. C.J.'s time of emergence will remain a secret - what goes on ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services