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Don Alvaro Alley

Many tourists visit Cáceres, Spain, and stop in this narrow alley to snap a few pictures of this picturesque corner of the old quarter. But its beauty isn’t the only reason people cast lingering looks toward the walls.

Bits of human bones are embedded into these old walls. Though it may look like the scene of some sort of grisly murder, the reasons the bone fragments freckle the architecture is much more mundane.


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