Both spectacular Roman sites, Verona’s Arena and Amphitheater, impress with their ancient roots and extensive and well-fortified walls. The walls foundations are from Roman times, with various extensions added during the middle ages. With a capacity of several thousands of spectators, Verona’s arena enchants and its very presence dominates the city square. Continue reading “The Walls and City of Verona”
Hadrian’s Wall extends from coast to coast, and this part of the wall at Cawfields Crags is the best preserved section of the wall remaining to us. Why did Hadrian build his walls?
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And in the dead of night, I awoke terrified, as a blood curdling scream filled the air Continue reading “Ghost stories, York”