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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 …
... our requisite gelato, and walked some more. Gelato today was a little different because they had some really interesting flavours. We tried sardine, olive, and Cheetos flavours. They all tasted surprisingly just like what they were meant to taste like.
Tomorrow we will have a little more time in the city to see some sites and then we are off for a 5-hour trip to Barcelona - our last city on our European tour. Time has been flying ...
... siesta, so a few shops later and we were back at a small cafe...with more jamon and cheese. After getting thoroughly lost in the city we hopped in a cab and said, "Donde esta la buena paella y vino?!" And 15 minutes later were dropped off at a posh restaurant on the beach and were told by Luis, our driver, it was the best paella in the city. And it was to die for. Of course we started off with the plate of Ibercio jamon. And ...
... but really, I could be alone if I wanted. We'll see.
I wasn't really heavy with pictures today. I didn't go to many new places or do new things.
Tinto Fino Ultramarino was a really good food experience. Well-portioned tapas and food that is well-prepared. It reminds me of high food quality restaurants in SF.
The octupus dish was surprisingly fresh and the flesh was not tough. Very al dente. The wine was the kind that I could ...