Roman Ruins

First the road between Sevilla and Merida leads at through an endless forest of cork oaks, we can see some of the famos „black foot pigs“ underneath.

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After the country is more flat and the endless forest turns into endless dry fields where every once-in-a-while herds of bulls graze.  The dry fields turn into olive groves where wine grows inbetween – a strange mixture we have never seen. Then we reach Merida. The Roman town „Augusta Emerita“ was founded in 25 B.C. as a settlement for  earned veterans.

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All over the city the remains of the Romans can be found.

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The almost 800m long Punta Romano reaches across the Rio Guardiano.

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Perhaps we have seen too many old Roman ruins because we don’t want to see the amphitheater and we view the aqueduct from the car.

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One thought on “Roman Ruins

  1. Well, from the car or not the photos are fabulous and your art does not appear to come from someone too jaded. Thanks.

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