Las Médulas, Spain

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Las Médulas, Leon, Spain. However natural this landscape may seem, it is not the product of thousands of years of erosion. Rather, it is what is left over from ruina montium, a Roman hydraulic mining technique, when they came in search of gold in the first century A.D. These days, nature has reclaimed the area, and red towers jut out of a landscape of oak and chesnut,

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