Segovia August 18th 2006 Trust the Romans to make things big. In Segovia you'd have to be blind to miss the amazing aqueduct over 700 metres long!
As usual, everywhere I go I seem to get caught in the rain, was drenched from head to foot here too. Not only was it hard to take pictures, it was terribly hard to walk in soaked jeans!
Tried the famous suckling pig (cochinillo) - very yummy. And a host of other di ... read more
Europe » Spain » Castile & León » Segovia 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
"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And you are the guy who'll decide where to go."
- Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr Seuss.
I'm taking a leap into the unknown - I've quit my job in Melbourne, sold everything I had except for my clothes, and gone to Spain to catch a glimpse of a completely new culture, to challenge myself. I need to find out what and where the limits are for my life - if any. So far I know I can do a whole lot on my own and I don't need a whole lot t... full info