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Evora, (Portugal)

“Celtic Ebora: of the yew trees”, “Roman: Liberalitas Julia”, “Moorish: Yaburah” Our second objective for this weekend, the city of Evora after visiting the day before beautiful Elvas, the easternmost city along the border with Spain, and Badajoz right across the border, … Continue reading

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Badajoz, (Spain)

“Baṭalyaws, capital of the small Muslim kingdom the Taifa of Badajoz” Double the excitement for visiting a city completely not planned in the original plans for this weekend that turned out to be totally feasible and in turn, a great … Continue reading

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Elvas, (Portugal)

“Frontier fortress of Portugal”, “City of bastions and fortresses” Once again returning to beautiful Portugal, and for the many more trips to come hopefully in the near future. The plan for this weekend was something more off the beaten path … Continue reading

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