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The Aqueduct

Is it not amazing? ONLY BRICKS HOLD IT UP, NO CEMENT!
Segovia

January 13th 2006
Today we ventured to Segovia with school. An hour and fifteen minute trip north of the city. This city is representative of why I chose Spain. The beauty and history of the city is not only long traced, but very rich. The city has moorish or middle eastern influence. This can be seen in Alcazar, the fort and other architecture such as this. Also, this castle was the inspiration for Cinderella's ca ... read more
Europe » Spain » Castile & León » Segovia

Spanish Flag Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
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