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Trujillo is truly one Spanish city that I will not soon forget.  The city might be small, but it will leave a lasting impression on you.  I’ve collected some photographs of Trujillo’s Plaza Mayor.  The plaza was covered with a temporary bull ring, from Carnaval the day before.  However, I found some time to visit the Santa Maria Mayor Church in the plaza.  The church is beautiful and worth visiting.  I was… Read More

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During my recent trip to Dublin, I was able to visit Dublin Castle.  The castle looks more like a palace, however it was originally built in 1204 as a fortification for King John of England (1) and over the centuries the castle turned into more of a royal residence.  It is said that  King John kept his treasure inside the castle and built large walls with towers to protect his money.  Up… Read More

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Recently, I traveled to Segovia from Madrid with my parents for a two night stay.  Many of my friends told me that two nights in Segovia was too much and that all I needed was a day or even half a day.  I had been to Segovia before and I knew that there was still much more History Hiking that needed to be done in this historic city. We took the AVE… Read More

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The Aljaferia Palace was a pleasant and culturally enriching experience during my most recent visit to Zaragoza, Spain.  I had been to Zaragoza a few years ago, but I did not have the time to see the city properly.  For my second trip to the city, I conducted more research and learned about the Aljaferia Palace.  The palace is a stunning representation of moorish and renaissance design and it is a must… Read More

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