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Catalunya Highlights

  • Pro
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     mountains, beaches and beautiful towns 

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     A hidden nation, it is more difficult to explore and appreciate 

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     P2B Catalan 

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Barcelona

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9545,21877,1022

Salou

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166,296,144

Girona

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445,1290,66

Lloret de Mar

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144,315,162

Tarragona

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351,878,59

Sitges

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142,336,59

Malgrat de Mar

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40,56,21

Figueres

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129,443,15

Palamós

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29,82,11

Calella de Palfrugell

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51,124,41

Cadaqués

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64,182,18

Blanes

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48,163,40

L'Estartit

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48,118,45

Vilanova i la Geltru

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18,22,7

La Escala

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49,109,1

Calella de Mar

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16,82,1

Tossa

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52,144,48

Pals

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52,161,21

Playa de Aro

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13,19,3

Monistrol de Montserrat

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98,394,0

Santa Susana

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4,14,0

Serra de Montserrat

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55,181,0

Pineda

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13,30,0

Besalú

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35,97,1

Rosas

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6,36,14

Espot

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17,42,6

La Pineda

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6,0,20

Granollers

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7,3,9

Tortosa

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17,64,4

Cambrils

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9,37,71

Badalona

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9,11,5

Reus

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10,27,9

Ripoll

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15,45,0

Parque Nacional de Aigües Tortes-Sant Maurici

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9,11,0

Puigcerdà

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11,26,2

Manresa

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9,23,1

Gósol

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28,72,0

Bagur

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24,84,4

Vic

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10,76,2

San Felíu de Guixols

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9,33,12

Port-Bou

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3,16,0

Lleida

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9,22,39

Montseny

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9,40,2

Cardona

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4,17,3

Queralbs

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7,31,0

Calafell

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5,14,13

S'Agaró

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4,28,5

Peratallada

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8,11,1

Castelldefels

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0,1,25

Canet de Mar

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4,6,4

Amposta

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13,11,1

Villafranca del Panadés

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14,62,0

Sant Sadurní d'Anoia

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4,11,0

Colera

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4,17,0

Barcelona

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  • Sagrada Familia

    Barcelona Things to Do

    Historical, magnificent, breathtaking were the worlds that left my lips when I saw the Temple of Sagrada Familia. It was even more beautiful than in pictures. I insist to everyone to visit it because it is the jewel of Barcelona. You can get there by metro with the line 2 or the line 5 easily.

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  • Duquesa de Cardona

    Barcelona Hotels

    Reserved 2 rooms for 4 nights for two couples. One included breakfast - identified on room card BB...

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  • Les Quinze Nits

    Barcelona Restaurants

    March 2014. Very surly waiter and, at times, quite rude. Extremely miserable Maître d who also, I might add, had the endearing habit of rolling his eyes whenever you asked for anything! We had to ask for a glass in order to drink our beer – twice! – then once the glasses eventually arrived, we had to ask for a clean one!. Again, had to ask for...

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Salou

See all 166 Salou Tips
  • Port Aventura

    Salou Things to Do

    Port Aventura is a large theme park just outside Salou, it has all the main "big" rides, plus , children's rides and lots of live shows. You really need to plan your way around this site to fit in all it has to offer. Note, the times of the shows you wish to see, and the areas they are in, get there in good time as the theatres soon fill up. The...

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  • Aparthotel Golden Avenida Suites

    Salou Hotels

    having had a 36 and half hour bus ride from england to salou it was very tiring arriving at our...

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  • Levante Beach

    Salou Things to Do

    A clear blue sea... a white and empty stripe of sand... a coconut tree... that's Salou. Excuse - me, I was reading a brochure, but reality is... almost that: The clear blue sea is somewhat greenish but OK.The white sand is brown.The coconut tree is palm tree.To empty the stripe of sand I just have to invite out the 20 or 30 thousand people sharing...

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Girona

See all 445 Girona Tips
  • City Cathedral

    Girona Things to Do

    Oh god, when I saw the cathedral from the bottom of the stairs that lead to it I noticed how impressive it is. We walked up the steps on the baroque stairway of the cathedral which is located on the highest point of the Old Town. It was closed so we walked around a bit till we return again and walk again the steps (yes, perfect for aerobic exercise...

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  • Hotel Historic

    Girona Hotels

    Family run hotel just opened 2004. Although the Apartments next door have been around for a long...

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  • Museu del Cinema

    Girona Things to Do

    We weren´t sure, should we visit it, but then it happened to be free museum day (maybe it is every first sunday of the month?) and we went. Nothing to loose then.We were glad we did. Maybe it wasn´t so much about new movies of our times, witch my husband would love, but it was interesting to see how everything was started. From first moving...

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Lloret de Mar

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  • Beach

    Lloret de Mar Things to Do

    Visit the beach, of course... Lots of sunshine, soft drinks, food and sight seeing. Like the notice in the picture says: Now is the time! Lloret de Mar, the main beach looking south ; in the background the tall hotel we used to call "Kim's Coiffeur" - or "Kim's" for short - after the huge billboard that they had on the roof ... .Or had they?...

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  • Aquarium Hotel

    Lloret de Mar Hotels

    Hi stayed at the Aquarium twice its not in Llorett but in Fenals but only 10 minutes walk to the...

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  • Airport Transfers from Barcelona Airport

    Lloret de Mar Transportation

    We have been coming to the Costa Brava for many years and used many different transfer companies however, I found a new one this year called Barcelonatransfers.com. Their website is really easy to use when booking and gives all the information on what to do/where to go on your arrival in Spain. Airport reps immediately recognisable and very helpful...

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Tarragona

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  • Cathedral de Saint Mary

    Tarragona Things to Do

    The Cathedral Basilica of Santa Maria is the See of the Archbishop of Tarragona who exercises his Episcopal ministry at the service of the whole Archdiocese. That Cathedral is dedicated to Saint Mary, Saint Paul and his disciple Saint Thecla. It was erected on the foundations of ancient temple. Its construction began in 1171 and it was consecrated...

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  • Estival Park Salou

    Tarragona Hotels

    best holiday i have been on, hotel beautiful!!! only back and im pricing for next year already!...

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  • Convent of the Barefoot Carmelites

    Tarragona Off The Beaten Path

    Convent of the Barefoot Carmelites was built between 1896 and 1918 and then it religious foundation become one of the most famous educational institution of Tarragona. Have a look at the pictures, just to make sure this convent is excellent example of neogothic architectural style. Although I’m no fan of neogothic, this convent really impressed me....

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Sitges

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  • Beaches

    Sitges Things to Do

    What do you do in Sitges? Beach! bake in the sun, swim, swim and swim.........Sitges is the nearest place from Barcelona with nice sandy beaches...aside from Barceloneta of course which is inside Barcelona itself. We took the Renfe train for a half an hour ride from Barcelona Sants Estacio station.

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  • Hotel Platjador

    Sitges Hotels

    The view of the beaches and the sea activities from the rooftop balcony lounge is a must of the...

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  • Bus Plana offers different trips to...

    Sitges Transportation

    http://www.autocarsplana.com/Barcelona – Tarragona – Salou - Port Aventura - Cambrils BM i La Granadella (going through Sitges, Torredembarra, Altafulla , Pineda) Sitges – Pineda – Port Aventura – Salou – BM Cambrils Barcelona – Tarragona – Salou - Port Aventura - Cambrils BM i La Granadella (going through Sitges, Torredembarra, Altafulla , Pineda)...

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Malgrat de Mar

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  • Beach

    Malgrat de Mar Things to Do

    I didn't enter the sand, but the nicely secluded beach attracted my eyes. It's a place to return, with the time that we hadn't this year.

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  • Monteplaya

    Malgrat de Mar Hotels

    Been going to the same hotel same room for 5years staff are great and the food is fantastic thank...

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  • best tapas!

    Malgrat de Mar Restaurants

    great tapas bar!. large servings. loved outdoor terrace. large tvs. clean. friendly atmosphere. we tried various tapas: patatas bravas, calamares andaluza, albondigas, boquerones fritos, carne en salsa. above all their draft beer was cold, -1 degrees cold! you can see the temperature on the shooter. we wanted a seafood paella. they told us to come...

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Figueres

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  • Dali Museum

    Figueres Things to Do

    From the ruins of a theater bombed in Civil War, Dali built a museum to host his final works. The building is rather common, only its finishing and a few details revealing the eccentricity of the author. Remarkable the main courtyard, and the respect shown to the old facade of the theater.

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  • Hotel Duran

    Figueres Hotels

    Lasauca, 5, Figueres, 17600, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Dali

    Figueres Favorites

    Would I ever go to Figueres without Dali?No! For sure!It seemed a nice place but... with what to attract a tourist without Dali?I tried to read, to search something else, in a not so small city - more than 40000 inhabitants but... everything leads to Gala foundation, which means Dali.Anyway, this single reason is more than enough to a visit: since...

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Palamós

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  • Fishing Museum

    Palamós Things to Do

    This is the only fishing museum of this kind in the whole Mediterranian area.This is a very impressive and special museum, worth a visit, if you want to see how deep the life in Palamos is related with fishing. And off course, if you are interested in fishing.Besides this, the Museum is explained in 5 languages: Catalan, Spanish, English, French...

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  • Sant Joan

    Palamós Hotels

    Av de la Llibertat, 79, Palamos, 17230, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Eat where the Spanish eat

    Palamós Restaurants

    Around 3 o'clock in the afternoon 'Can Paco' is bustling with activity. It seems every Spaniard in Palamos wants to eat there. The food is excellent. The atmosphere typically Spanish but in a trendy sort of way. Sepia a la Plancha.

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Calella de Palfrugell

  • A true delight!

    Calella de Palfrugell Restaurants

    Calella de Palafrugell is well known for the traditional architecture of its Voltes (archways) and for its traditional sings-songs at which Havaneres (sea shanties) are accompanied by cremat (coffee flamed with rum). A festival which is held in July every years. But Calella de Palafrugell is also for one ice cream parlour, namely the La Jijonenca...

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  • Volga

    Calella de Palfrugell Hotels

    Being hostess, I can say Hotel Volga is (one of) the best hotel(s) I ever been to! It certainly...

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  • Hiking – Game plan strategy.

    Calella de Palfrugell Things to Do

    Most people try to rush Calella de Palafrugell on a budget so they end up missing some of the highlights in a whirlwind. The key to seeing Calella de Palafrugell properly is a game plan, you must know what you want to see before setting out. Before we visited Calella de Palafrugell we saw on a city map that the small town of Calella de Palafrugell...

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Cadaqués

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  • Old town / Seafront

    Cadaqués Things to Do

    Stroll around the old town and seafront before and after meals to take in the beautiful colours of the Mediterranean and whitewashed walls. There's a good view from the Baroque church and you can sit in peace along the outer walls to enjoy the sunshine and scenary.

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  • Hotel Playa Sol

    Cadaqués Hotels

    This hotel does not allow you to make real time reservations on their web site, so if you want to...

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  • Port Lligat & Dali's House

    Cadaqués Things to Do

    Walk to Port Lligat and Dali's house to explore where the wacky artist spent half his year coming up with his creations. You'd need to book via Internet since you can't buy tickets on the spot and they allow a small group to enter the house at any one time. The guides explain interesting factoids about the artist and the house.The sea by the house...

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Blanes

See all 48 Blanes Tips
  • Good international bar

    Blanes Nightlife

    **April 2011 - I have been told this bar is no more - shame! but as Matthew hs two young boys now, the hours were jsut too unsociable**My dear frrend Matthew and his Andalucian wife Marta, own a very good international bar in a padestrianised street, at the opposite end of town from the old town, near the campsites and apartments.It's a great...

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  • Pimar Hotel

    Blanes Hotels

    We stayed in this Hotel 4 nights from 11th to 15th of October 2006 . As the summer season had...

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  • Up the coast by boat

    Blanes Transportation

    This boat went past while I was enjoying the sea views of the Costa Brava from my rocky perch along one of the paths at the Marimurtra botanical gardens - boldly plastered with all the contact details needed to know who they were and how to get hold of them!Looked rather nice!

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L'Estartit

See all 48 L'Estartit Tips
  • Hiking – Game plan strategy.

    L'Estartit Things to Do

    Most people try to rush L’Estartit on a budget so they end up missing some of the highlights in a whirlwind. The key to seeing L’Estartit properly is a game plan, you must know what you want to see before setting out. Before we visited L’Estartit we saw on a city map that the small town of L’Estartit is divided into two areas – the small historical...

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  • Centremar

    L'Estartit Hotels

    Calle Devesa 2, L'Estartit, 17258, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Hiking – Take time to meander.

    L'Estartit Things to Do

    Take time to meander - losing yourself in the maze of alleys, streets and lanes is one of L’Estartit’ old town's principal pleasures. The streets wind and wander with no discernible order or object. After our stroll we rewarded ourselves with a cool glass of beer or wine for our effort! We learned that you won't do justice to the entire city of...

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Vilanova i la Geltru

  • How to get there

    Vilanova i la Geltru Transportation

    .Vilanova is well linked to Barcelona, Tarragona and other main Catalan towns by public transport. How to get there from Barcelona: (from/to other places, please see the links below, or drop me a line in case I may help:) By car: - C-32 motorway (45 km), toll about 5 euros each way (less scenic but very fast)- coastal road C-31 (Costes de...

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  • Atenea Park-Suites Apartments

    Vilanova i la Geltru Hotels

    Juan Sebastian Elcano 4, Vilanova i la Geltrú, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08800, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Museu del Ferrocarril (Trains' Museum)

    Vilanova i la Geltru Off The Beaten Path

    Definitely not the usual museum. If you love trains and/or are you traveling with kids, you would enjoy the place. Or just to kill some time, doing something different, and learning interesting facts. Located in a train depot from the XIX century, it has the most important collection of steam locomotives in Europe is on display. Not small replicas,...

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La Escala

See all 49 La Escala Tips
  • Empúries – Only 25% has been excavated.

    La Escala Off The Beaten Path

    You can get an audio guided visit of Empúries, ask at the information point in the car park (where you'll buy your tickets). We didn’t and wanted explore it by our own on our own tempo. The things I liked the most were the water purification system, the erotic (phallic) drinking vessels in the museum and the massive Roman Walls. In the museum we...

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  • Apartamentos Mestral

    La Escala Hotels

    Enric Serra, L'Escala, 17130, Spain

  • Empúries – Mild entrance fee.

    La Escala Off The Beaten Path

    To be honest, this is quite a difficult tip (place) to write about and not end up with a summary of important dates of its history only. But it is very important to realize that the ground you’re walking on was inhabited throughout the 7th century BC, quite something difficult to imagine. Walking around made me a bit humble realizing that all this...

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