Aquaduct of Avila, Spain

Built around the 1st century AD, this is one of the most well preserved elevated Roman Aqueducts, is the most iconic symbol of Segovia and the most significant architectural landmark in Avila. Consisting of a simple giant block construction of single and double arch pillars the structure reaches up to 93.5 feet tall.  Using a…

Volubilus – Roman Ruins In Morocco

This Berber city was the end of the road south for the Roman Empire. Volubilus was considered the capital of the Mauritania empire and major olive growing region.  It was started in the 3rd century BC and grew rapidly during the 1st century AD.  Many public olive presses remain onsite. The olives and oils were…