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Today we are on the road to Valencia, some 7 hours away from Granada. We drive through the superb views over the Sierra Nevada as we cross the Mora Pass. We continue past the cave dwellings neat Guadix to the hi-rise of the Costa Blanca. As we pass through the city of Murcia we see the veterinary school and fruit juice factories. Spain exports …
Early start for our travels to Valencia. Travelled along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, stopping at Tarragona briefly then onto seaside town of Peniscilo. This is a beautiful little town right on the beach. Finally got to see the ocean and walk on the sand! Sand was different to ours - quite dark in colour, almost like dirt, but very fine and …
... morning, we had a ring of our doorbell -- the Police! A man and a woman, super friendly and nice, came to check that we not only lived there, but that we had the number of bathrooms we said, that they had working toilets and there was hot and cold running water in all faucets. We were quite impressed! Hopefully this means when we return we can go back to the desolate Office of Aliens and get fingerprinted for our cards. Once we do -- Spain is ours for a year!
Today I walked around the old town again and visited the bull fighting ring. In the afternoon, my host and I met with another couchsurfer and we went to my host's flat to play Parcheesi. In the evening my host and I went out to listen to a local jazz jam session and met with her friend at a local bar and got our butts kicked at ...
... pre-puchase tickets and arrive as early as you can to maximise the possibility for quiet reflection on the spectacle.
Each country has its own open and closed days, its slow hours, its party nights, that if not considered can inhibit.
When things are not tightly planned, you are vulnerable, open to new. You are less removed from where you are. You are looking actively, that bit more engaged with the new, more available to meet the ...