Travel Blogs from Valencia
... chocolated out we head back to our hotel for the washing in the bathroom basin & using towels to ring out the clothes. Best tip from mum before we left, roll your wet clothing in a towel & one person each end & twist to ring out. Really works. With the washing done it's off to sleep. I now discover you can hear water washing & gurgling down pipes near our room every time someone uses a toilet or basin. So don't judge a hotel by how fancy it ...
... connections, like those that the Portuguese have, and good money to invest, any company can become the leader in oil distribution worldwide. In addition, the access to cheap labor eases this process and opens the door to other possible investments. However, this area is much more exploitable in Brazil.
From the overwhelmingly peaceful Carnation Revolution to the present, Portugal has exhibited an impressive level of national stability. The country has worked ...
... again at 1am afternoon there are big loud ones that go off an a series of fireworks that go off in the city hall square. It really is a neat atmosphere. There are always marching bands all over.
On Saturday we got up to go see the fireworks in the square and WOW there were so many people. You couldn't even get close enough to see them well. I was told you have to get there more than an hour early. After that we walked around downtown ...
... to play. :( We saw heaps of birds including eagles and could hear the blue hens, I also found one dead Sun Perch while we were chopping reeds but that was all. Very different to Australian wildlife reserves that are full of wildlife at all trophic levels. I guess that is the job of the conservation program...to make it self sustainable and introduce the wildlife back into the area.
Tomorrow (Maņana) we will be testing the water at the green filters and tagging ...
... as well. Lot of Spanish work, sacral art of painters like Velasquez, Murillo, El Greco - paintings which reminded us of the countless churches and cathedrals we have visited on this trip.
After the museum we have proceeded to the center of the old city, visited Plaza de la Virgen with its Cathedral... We had a nice "Menu del Dia" Lunch with paella and some nice fish and desert. We went further to see the Valencia's plazas and ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center