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Views of the city against the mountain backdrop  
   

Views of the city against the mountain backdrop

Day trip to Segovia

February 11th 2007
Spent Sunday in Segovia, yet another World Heritage listed town, about 3 hours from Salamanca. The old town is set up on a hill and is soooo achingly gorgeous - lovely cathedral and an absolutely stunning fairytale Alcazar (castle) which looks exactly like the one from Sleeping Beauty! Spent a very pleasant day seeing the sights, wandering the ancient streets which are very quiet on a Sunday a ... 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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