June 12, 2016: Logroño to Najera

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The view down this straight street shows that the town abuts a rocky mountain.
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A bishop’s mitre, so this must have been his palace.
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We can’t get in, but at least we can look at the architecture of the facade. Notice the crowns over the doorways.
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I thought these round towers with the scalloped edgings were interesting.
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A knight’s escutcheon, with fleur de lys.
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Another view showing how the town has expanded right to the edge of the mountain.
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The shields next to the balcony bear the castles of Castile and the lions of Leon, among other symbols, all topped with a crown.
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This looks ancient, but it isn’t.  The legend says “Founded 1908, Reconstr(ucted) 1977.”  In any case, it is lovely.