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Alcazar in Segovia
City Guides Segovia

Segovia: The Alcazar

The alcazar is billed as being famous for inspiring the Disney Castle, so I didn't have high expectations for my visit. I was expecting to gawk and go. But they have a self-guided (audio optional) tour through many of the castle rooms - and the rooms are quite lavishly finished. Good tile work,  ...

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scenic view of Alhambra
Peregrination Vignettes

Seduced by Stairs

Despite being afraid of heights, I feel an intense urge to climb every staircase I encounter. I've climbed stairs to walk along the ledge of the Musegg Wall in Lucerne. I climbed to the roof of the Alcazaba at the Alhambra in Granada. I took the dome tour at St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City  ...

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