Ávila is renowned for its medieval city walls and rightly so.
The whole old town centre is encircled by the granite city walls and is a truly impressive sight at night.
Ávila is on the world heritage list and it’s not only fun to walk the walls but also to just explore the medieval streets and churches.
September 14, 2008
Random post from the past:
Fountain, originally uploaded by laurenz. A fountain in La Orotava, Tenerife. I tried lots of different exposures with and without flash, but liked the silhouetted version best. The statue depicts (well, I don't think anybody knows what she actually looked like) princess Dácil, the daughter of the "mencey" Bencomo, who defeated a Spanish Force. ...