Segovia, Spain

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Segovia is another cool city near Madrid full of castles and ancient buildings 🙂 The city is famous for this first century aqueduct which was built without any kind of mortar, and it’s still functioning! So so cool!

There was a 5k the morning we were there, and I would have loved to run in it! Probably good that I didn’t, because the city is built on hills… the runners looked like they were dying…

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 photo 7 9 segovia-3_zpsqstgbuxu.jpgThe beautiful cathedral in Segovia.

 photo 7 9 segovia-2_zpswenpdwvd.jpg This guy had a little kitten! When he would do his presentation, the kitten would sleep in his jacket 🙂 so cute.

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The CASTLE! it felt like a disney movie

 photo 7 9 segovia-8_zpsiyalds9r.jpgthe armory

 photo 7 9 segovia-6_zpsomnhfgcy.jpgthat tile!!!

 photo 7 9 segovia-9_zpsb9ytrhrr.jpgview from the top!! we had to climb a lot of stairs to get up there…

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We went to the current summer castle in Segovia, as well. It was modeled after Versailles – the gardens were huge!! every trail led to more fountains…
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This fountain was lined with seashells!!

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Found this cool little pavilion in the woods 🙂

 photo 7 9 segovia-12_zpsbxnapblb.jpg So thankful for our friends who let us stay with them and gave us tours of these amazing cities!! Without them, we would not have even known where to start.

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