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    Hotel Tressants in Menorca

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    Guest room of Tressants, Menorca, inspired by the imaginary city of Phyllis, where visitors "rejoice in observing all the bridges over the canals..."
    Photo: Pepa Oromi

     

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    In Valdrada, "The traveler, arriving, sees two cities: one erect above the lake, and the other reflected, upside down."
    Photo: Pepa Oromi

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    "The city of Zenobia... though set on dry terrain, it stands on high pilings."
    Photo: Pepa Oromi

     

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    "After a seven days' march through woodland, the traveler directed toward Baucis cannot see the city and yet he has arrived..."
    Photo: Pepa Oromi

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    "In Eudoxia, which spreads both upward and down, with winding alleys, steps, dead ends, and hovels, a carpet is preserved in which you can observe the city's true form."
    Photo: Pepa Oromi

     

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    The lap pool is illuminated by changing-color fiber optics.
    Photo: Pepa Oromi

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    While excavating for the pool, laborers discovered remains dating back to ancient Rome.
    Photo: Chiara Fabiani

     

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    Narrow streets in the old city of Ciutadella, Menorca, made modern construction especially difficult during the renovation of the two houses that became Tressants.
    Photo: Chiara Fabiani

     

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