Hotel H2 Castellon
Travel Blogs from Castellón de la Plana
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I don't know what it is about this place but it feels liberating to be here. It could be that the whole of Spain is like this, not just Benicassim....I ...
... The festival or fiesta honouring these two saints lasts two whole weeks! There is a printed programme for these two weeks and there are activities or events all the time, most of which are announced by a rocket (firework) going off.
We had heard through the campsite grapevine (very active it is) that Thursday evening was not to be missed, so when we heard the bells tolling at 7pm, we wandered into town. The bells announce ...
... little laneways, taking in all this little town has to offer.
We entered a church celebrating Sunday Mass – a young boy was at the pulpit reading a passage from the bible. The congregation then stood and sang hymns. We stood at the back of the church - how lucky we were to experience such a lovely service.
Walking outside, we ...
Another quick breakfast and we are off again!!! A short bus tour then a walking tour of the city of arts and sciences! We then visited the museum if "las Fallas"! It has 80 years of figures from past festivals! These r sculptures of paper mâché and wood! Each neighborhood sponsors it's own sculpture! When the people wake up the sculptures have sprung up!! Round the clock festivities! At the ...
We thought this morning that after a lazy few days we ought to explore the surrounding area, so we decided on Peniscola, some 20 miles up the coast which had been recommended by our Dutch neighbours. Perhaps the name, related to a male body part, was an omen - read on! We decided not to take the motorway on which we arrived last Wednesday, but to take the alternative N340. It was a good, fast road, much used by commercial as well as other traffic, but through up a ...
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