Snapshot Sunday: Touring the Ruins at Baelo Claudia

[ptcPhoto filename=”BaeloClaudiaRuins640.jpg” title=”Baelo Claudia” caption=”The ancient Roman village of Baelo Claudia near Bolonia, Cadiz Province – Spain” position=”center”]

Situated on Spain’s southern coast, the ancient fishing village of Baelo Claudia is home to the most well-preserved Roman ruins on the Iberian Peninsula. Baelo was built over two thousand years ago, but Romans abandoned in the sixth century after pirates and earthquakes rendered it inhospitable.

Click here to view a larger, detailed image.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *