Tag: history

Girona city walls

The Old Town and Walls of Girona, Costa Brava

Visitors to the Costa Brava often overlook Girona, heading instead to the regional capital Barcelona. But Girona has some of the most complete city walls in Spain, medieval streets that seem hardly to have changed over centuries, and lots of traditional Catalan restaurants. What more reason could you want for

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Cave at Cape St Blaize, South Africa

The Stone Age Cave of Cape St Blaize, South Africa

Mossel Bay, on South Africa’s Garden Route, is known as the place where Europeans first set foot in southern Africa in the 15th century. But its history is much older than that and it is now thought that everyone living today may be descended from the people who lived in

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