Thursday, 29 September 2011

Salinas de Anana ARABARRI Draft Town Text (dmb)

Salinas de Anana. west of Vitoria-Gasteiz. As its name suggests

Antonana ARABARRI Draft Town Text (dmb)

Antonana, a distinct walled town founded in 1182, South East of Vitoria-Gasteiz in the Alava County,

Penacerrada ARABARRI Draft Town Text (dmb)

Penacerrada, south of Vitoria-Gasteiz

Laguardia ARABARRI Draft Town Text (dmb)

Laguardia to the south of Vitoria-Gasteiz in the Basque County of Alava/Araba,

Contrasta ARABARRI Draft Town Text (dmb)

Contrasta, a small remote walled town to the East of Vitoria-Gasteiz

Salinillas de Buradon ARABARRI Draft Town Text (dmb)

Salinillas de Buradon, South West of Vitoria-Gasteiz,

Salvatierra-Agurain ARABARRI Draft Town Text (dmb)

Salvatierra-Agurain was a sizable medieval town in the Alava County

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Bernedo ARABARRI Draft Town Text (dmb)

Bernedo, chartered as a town by King Sancho VI, lies to the South East of Vitoria-Gasteiz

Monday, 26 September 2011

Hellevoetsluis Draft Town Text (dmb)

Hellevoetsluis a fortified town of 30000,

Capdepera Draft Town Text (dmb)

A medieval town on Mallorca, Capdepera

Gradara Draft Town Text (dmb)

A medieval town, Gradara in Marche

Almeida Draft Town Text (dmb)

Perhaps the most attractive of all the fortified Portuguese borderland towns, Almeida

Woudrichem Draft Town Text (dmb)

Woudrichen now a small fortified town of 14000,

Naarden Draft Town Text (dmb)

Naarden is the classic van Coehorn 17th century Dutch fortress town

Sunday, 25 September 2011

Ste Suzanne Draft Town Text (dmb)

The walled town of Ste Suzanne rests on a rocky terrace above the river Erve.

Saturday, 24 September 2011

Nicosia Draft Town Text (dmb)

Nicosia (Λευκωσία (Greek) Lefkoşa (Turkish)) is the sadly divided capital of Cyprus.

Thursday, 22 September 2011

Ptuj Draft Town Text (dmb)

A pre-Roman iron age town later an important Roman Colonia, Ptuj

Labraza ARABARRI Draft Town Text (dmb)

Labraza is a delicate hill-top town in Alava County

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Monday, 19 September 2011

Bursa Draft Town Text (dmb)

Bursa is a great Turkish City

Vitoria-Gasteiz Draft Town Text (dmb)

Vitoria-Gasteiz is a city of 235,000 and capital of the Basque country county of Alava,

St Petersburg Draft Town Text (dmb)

St Petersburg’s walled town is the fortress of St Peter and St Paul.

Chichester Draft Town Text (dmb)

Chichester, a Roman walled city

Friday, 16 September 2011

Friesach Town Text (dmb)

A  town in Carinthia with medieval town walls
of 7000 inhabitants, its 12C Romanesque parish church has excellent examples of early stained glass, while the 13C Dominican church, the first of its order in Austria, has a wonderful Gothic choir. Friesach has a beautiful main square with picturesque facades. EWT member page is now completed,
Baedeker 1900-1914: Eastern Alps1911 p.618, Autriche (fr) 1902 p323

Drosendorf a/d Thaya Draft Town Text (dmb)

A small walled town on the border of Austria and the Czech Republic, Drosendorf