Stunning Segovia

A name I had heard of as a place en route to the Costa’s ..sounded exotic off we went ..seemingly Walt Disney thought so too as he made his Sleeping Beauty castle a carbon copy of Segovia’s Alcazar ..A castle which perches on a rocky out crop ..magic views as we came down the hill off the high plains it hits one with a whiff of legend ….
Next was the Aquaduct ….a stunning monument to Roman engineering ..894 m long it was raised in the 1st century AD

Here we had our usual whistle stop tour as parking was just two hours and even though the sun was scorchio I made it round the very hilly city without to many moans …


Off to Salamanca next where we have a camping site …yaaaa ….

Author: "Travels with Harry Hymer"

Me and Him and Hetty like adventures ..We spend most of our summers sailing Now a little elderly for big boat racing and have turned to Radio Controlled Yachting competing nationally and even internationally ..I have travelled to many countries in my other life BJ (before John)lots of Indian backpacking trips. Panning gold in the Yukon..Pacific island hopping ..Far east and so on ..John won't go to India but I managed to get him to Morocco and Sri Lanka but didn't expect a Tsunami.

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      1. The Battle of Salamanca saw the Anglo-Portuguese army under the Duke of Wellington defeat Marshal Auguste Marmont’s French forces among the hills around Arapiles, south of Salamanca, Spain on 22 July 1812 during the Peninsular War. A Spanish division was also present but took no part in the battle.

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