Zaragoza

From Nuevalos and the Stone monastery, we continued our journey east through Aragon, heading ultimately for Barcelona. Our next stop was the interesting and lively city of Zaragoza. It name derives from that of the founder of the Roman city that once stood here: Caesaraugusta. The Romans established their city here in the 14th century … More Zaragoza

Segovia

The name Segovia always makes me think of the fictitious place – Genovia – that the character Mia Thermopolis comes from in the Princess Diaries films with Anne Hathaway. There is nothing fictitious about this city though. It has been inhabited since pre-Roman times and had played an important part in Spanish history. It is … More Segovia