IIt was as if Gilgamesh, or to use more modern metaphors, the Transformer Optimus Prime, had long before us embarked on a path that would have stood in the way of someone else, putting obstacles in the way. Piled up And build on it
Over the centuries, the narrow and winding paths have been lined with houses built on impossibly large foundations, even to this day, ancient houses perched on giant stones inscribed in the serious streets, this is the national history of La Albarca. There is a sign.
One of the most authentic Spanish villages, La Albarca is an isolated mountain community with very few tourists, and practically no one speaks English. It has the essence of some of the best Iberian Gemon Belota, healed by the wind in dry mountain winds.
Castella and Leونn, carved out of a mountaintop over the plains of Spain, are the foundations of the so-called massive rock formations, old wooden structures whose lines and materials are used by medieval Jews and this isolated outpost of Spanish culture. Moors reflect roots.
The waves of its streets, the mountain streams in the spring that become walking paths in the dry season, all lead to the mayor of the plaza in a village square where trade, tourism and belfites meet. It is the center of the community.
We stopped for breakfast, my partner and I were sitting at the tables eating solid beer and tapas that had been too fast to gather in this ugly janitor’s square space, yet at night The pictures and the heads of the bulls told another story. It was the center of the place where its history was made.
La Albarca is a national historical site that can trace its origins back to before the Romans, when the Visigoths laid the foundations of the prominent stone today. As a checkpoint on the border between Melam and Christian Spain, the architecture is a mixture of Jewish and Moroccan influences that persist for centuries.
In the oldest part of the city, almost every structure is still visible, a mixture of ancient wood and stone, covering some of the rocks. Later additions (meaning that Jews were not welcomed in Spain after the search) included a Christian symbol, most of which had stone carvings on the doors. The rest is intact, history out there for everyone to see.
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