Travel Blogs from Valencia, Spain and Canary Islands

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The Japanese wildebeest stampede., Valencia and Alcossebre, Spain travel blog

The Japanese wildebeest stampede.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... both wrong as we didn't take into account a Japanese wildebeest stampede on a 48 hour swipe around Spain... After visiting some friends of Johana in Valencia on Saturday afternoon, it was time to head for my apartment in Alcossebre, about 90 minutes ...

A short trip to the coast., Valencia, Spain travel blog

A short trip to the coast.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... more than a year since last time we went. After all it is just a 4.5 hour drive down there from Madrid. Except for a short trip to Valencia we spent the days eating tapas and soaking up the sun. The water temperature was perfect for an early June ...

Valencia, Spain, Valencia, Spain travel blog

Valencia, Spain

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... reservations. The old town is surrounded by a dried-up river bed that has been converted into a large park. We stayed for 3 days in Valencia and never did leave old town. There is plenty to do in the center of the city. We realized almost as we were on ...

Valencia and the beluga, Valencia, Spain travel blog

Valencia and the beluga

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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... do apart from catch up and that's to visit the Ciudad de Las Artes Y Las Ciencias.  I could see it from the ship and Rushard has been to Valencia before so off we go.    We've been told to use the shuttle bus and not walk but what could ...

Valencia, the wrong city to be without sunglasses, Valencia, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Valencia, the wrong city to be without sunglasses

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... us was what was possible with technology these days.   Great tapas, loads of entertainment, yummy oranges, hundreds of hears of history and apparently beautiful beaches make Valencia a city well worth a visit, just don't forget your ...

Back to the Beach But This Time in Spain, Valencia, Spain travel blog

Back to the Beach But This Time in Spain

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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 We were real excited to get on a plane and head to Spain where we would be sitting on the beach soaking up some sun! We had a bit of time in the morning before we had to go to the airport so we headed back to the tower to take a few more pictures ...

Tough Tomatoes, Brunol, Spain travel blog

Tough Tomatoes

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... world and I loved the idea of being part of it. The little town of Brunol, which is about 40 min train ride from Valencia, was full of people from all breeds of the world. Some still trying to nurse hangovers from the night before. As we arrive into ...

Valencia, Valencia, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Valencia

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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What a fantatic place for a long weekend - a great city, both the mondern part  and the old town are full of things to see and do, and the beach is just 10 minutes away by tram.... who could ask for more. PHOTO_ID_L=2.jpg]     ...

Valencia - The Holy Grail., Valencia, Spain travel blog

Valencia - The Holy Grail.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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We spent 4 days in the South of Spain but this entry is about Valencia in particular because we are going back to Madrid, Granada and Seville later on our way to catch the ferry to Morocco so will write about those places then. Valencia is Spain´s third ...

Beach Bliss and a Burnt Bum!, Valencia, Spain travel blog

Beach Bliss and a Burnt Bum!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... were just filled with sitting on the beach and going in and out of the water. The water at that beach was unbelievably warm and we absolutely loved it! We got the hot sun, a slight breeze to keep us from overheating and perfectly temperate water so we ...

Sunny Spanish Times, Valencia, Benidorm, Cabo di Gato, Spain travel blog

Sunny Spanish Times

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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... seem like it would be an interesting city and we got some weird looks for our fellow passengers. We arrived and understood why. Valencia is a beautiful city with and interesting past, with the requisite churches and UNESCO World Heritage site to prove ...

Valencia, Valencia, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Valencia

A travel blog entry by tavini

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After spending a long time in Southern Spain, coming to Valencia feels like going to a different country. We had to take a night train from Granada which left halfway through to European championship final game, when Spain beat Germany ...

It's not all beer & tapas, somedays are a struggle, Valencia Spain, Spain travel blog

It's not all beer & tapas, somedays are a struggle

A travel blog entry by astrix7

... mixed veges, and orange juice and milk. I also found a huge pkt of the best digestive biscuits I have ever tasted, made in Spain, and my first block of Nestle chocolate in a month. The last two purchases were to sweeten the mood of sheer frustration I ...

Life goes on, even in Valencia I need a haircut., Valencia Spain, Spain travel blog

Life goes on, even in Valencia I need a haircut.

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... starting to look scruffy, to the point I thought I might have to buy a comb.  I trolled up and down streets in Catarroja and Valencia in vain to find a barber shop. I don't know what Spanish men do to get a hair cut, maybe their mothers cut it for ...

31 degrees at a castle on top of the world, Xativa, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

31 degrees at a castle on top of the world

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... to Barcelona on Saturday, for the rest of this week I will just be killing time. I've seen all I have wanted to see in Valencia, and maybe next year I will have to be less willing to book accommodation for a month at a time. This year is a learning curve ...

bits and pieces, Valencia, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

bits and pieces

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... The other photos I took yesterday, when I decided to get out and go for a walk around another area of Valencia. It still amazes me that in any city in Spain you can go for a walk in any suburb and see ancient monuments, fountains and statues that in some ...

Trapped in McDonalds as the virgin passed by...., Valencia Spain, Spain travel blog

Trapped in McDonalds as the virgin passed by....

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... normal place up the road in the church of the Virgin of Valencia.   Starting at midnight last night Valencia was celebrating with fireworks and dancing to bands in the streets, because villagers came from miles around to catch a glimpse of the ...

$2.5 billion for THAT, does it come with a toilet?, Valencia Spain, Spain travel blog

$2.5 billion for THAT, does it come with a toilet?

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... , but that was just a child.s toy compared with what I walked around today. Honestly, if you attached a warp drive to the Valencia Opera House, I swear it would fly to places where man has never been before. The sheer size of the whole project, which took ...

My kind of palace, not sure where to put the TV., Valencia Spain, Spain travel blog

My kind of palace, not sure where to put the TV.

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... coat of paint couldn't fix. I thought after seeing the Arts and Sciences building that I might have peaked too early in my blogs of Valencia and maybe I had run out of cool places to go, but yesterday I ran into this little gem of a place that has it ...

The big bang has nothing to do with the universe, Valencia, Spain travel blog

The big bang has nothing to do with the universe

A travel blog entry by amullett

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... south using the jagged path cast by the rail network. First was the seven-hour trip from Paris to Irun, which is next to the border of Spain and France. Then there was the eight-hour leg from Irun to Madrid and to top it off, we took a three-hour train to ...

My Birthday in Valencia, Valencia, Spain travel blog

My Birthday in Valencia

A travel blog entry by eurom0e

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Lost in Valencia, Valencia, Spain travel blog

Lost in Valencia

A travel blog entry by steph_444

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Second day in Valencia. Took the bus yesterday from Madrid about 4 hours and got to Valencia around dinner time. At least North American dinner time. Arriving into the city, I wasn´t all that impressed, but I was determined to give it a chance because I ...

The Rain in Spain Persists, Valencia, Spain travel blog

The Rain in Spain Persists

A travel blog entry by steph_444

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According to brochures and guidebooks Valencia is supposed to be famous for it´s 295 days a year of sunshine. Well, apparently my 3 days have fallen within those 70 "other" days. It was cloudy all day and everytime I went out, it started to spit rain. ...

Olive Valencia, Valencia, Spain travel blog

Olive Valencia

A travel blog entry by hannabrowne

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... of a Qatar Airways jersey, I now have a Qatar Anyways jersey. Oh well, worth the story. We probably saw every church and tower that Valencia had to offer(17 in total!). We tried to light candles at the basilica, but unfortunately in our attempt, we ...

Costa del Mediterraneo, Valencia, Spain travel blog

Costa del Mediterraneo

A travel blog entry by editejada

La bella y soleada costa del ...

Transition to Valencia, Valencia, Spain travel blog

Transition to Valencia

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.

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... wide Guadiana plains, mostly all ploughed and ready. I puzzle for what. The white packed towns on high points with a church spire and sometimes a castle punctuate the landscape. Four and a half hours zooming along to Madrid Atocha. In first class, we were ...

Hola espanol!, Valencia, Spain travel blog

Hola espanol!

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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... promising restaurants. 6pm, dinner time! However on asking for the menu we were told they do not serve food until 8:30. Ah, yes this is Spain. So we've just popped into a shop for some salty snacks and cakes to chill out in the shade until we can get some ...

Living La Vida Loca (Living the crazy life), Valencia, Spain travel blog

Living La Vida Loca (Living the crazy life)

A travel blog entry by france4

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Hola! I am in a city called Valencia in Spain. This is turning out to be like Where's Wally, only I tell you where I am... It is very hot here and I spent 3 hours in the pool at our hotel. It is on the 11th floor on the roof top. Yesterday we walked to a ...

Las Fallas, Valencia, Spain travel blog

Las Fallas

A travel blog entry by tarah51

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... amazing because it is impossible to get accomodation, we jumped on a bus at 9am on sundday morning, spent 5 hours travelling to valencia, got off the bus at 2pm, spent 11 hours wandering the city and burning things and then jumped straight back on ...

Comidacomidacomida!, Valencia, Spain travel blog

Comidacomidacomida!

A travel blog entry by 1024leigh

... grapes .355 kilograms) - 1.40 E - $1.90 Vegetables: (I did not get a receipt so I don't know the breakdown) Broccoli, tomato, and spinach - 1.19 - $1.61 GRAND TOTAL:  5.87 E or $7.96!!!! Crazy crazy crazy.  I have pasta, cheese and lettuce here, ...

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