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Hey guys!  I’m happy to announce my new blog and podcast.  History Hiker will still be posting on historical sites and events, but will mainly be contributing to World Travelers Today. Check out the video below for more details and how to follow me on my new blog.   Follow WTT at World Travelers Today, Twitter and Facebook. Thanks for taking the time to watch my video and I look forward to… Read More

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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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There are moments during travel when you find yourself completely alone.  This is exactly what happened to me during my visit to Trujillo, Spain.  I awoke early in the morning after a wonderful evening of celebrating Carnaval.  Of course, most Spaniards were stumbling home or sound asleep when I was making my way from my hotel through the town.  I stopped for some coffee and water and eventually made my way up… Read More

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This past February, I traveled from Madrid to Caceres, which was my first trip to the Extremadura region of Spain.  My friends in Madrid told me that visiting Extremadura is the perfect place to see old Spain.  Like many areas of Spain, there have been settlements in or around Caceres since prehistoric times.(1)  The city was founded by the Romans in 25 B.C. and the city still has it’s ancient walls and… Read More

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