Hotel Itaca Consul Del Mar
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After a 5 hour train ride from Barcelona (which really should have been a 3 hour train ride) we finally made it to Valencia. I had no expectations whatsoever for the city, because it's not exactly a tourist destination, and honestly, I had no idea what we were going to do in the city (besides go to the beach of course - that's why we picked the …
... the end! July brought San Juan festival, which was a crazy evening at the beach full of people creating fires and BBQ´s all over the beach. It was fascinating to see, and the wonderfully colourful hippy market nearby definitely attracted me to do more than just browsing! San Juan symbolises getting rid of all the past year´s bad vibes, so at midnight a mass crowd ran into the sea to jump the waves- utter madness but Valencia is a crazily unique place! ...
... into society. This cultural difference does not seem as if it would be that noticeable, but conservation is practiced so completely here that it is a noticeable change from the United States.
The examples are abundant. The first example of conservation I noticed was during my layover in Zurich on my way to Lisbon. One thing that struck me as unusual was the fact that all of the escalators were automatic; they did not start moving until I boarded one. Initially I was ...
... 5 minutes after I arrive the blue skies turn to grey and the wind picks up. I continue to brave it until the thunder begins above me. So much for Valencia known for its 300-something-rather days of sunshine. Typical.
Admittedly back in the hostel I sit and have a cup of tea whilst everyone cracks open their beers. An early night is on the agenda for me. Please don't ...
... they have here a bit better. Oh, from watching all the beach bodies of the people, my conclusion is that the Spanish diet is not good for the waistline.
My skin's a bit itchy from all the sun today. Ah, today my host family lady did my laundry...it's been years since anyone's done my laundry. It was so nice! Ok, I got some homework to do before retiring for bed and heading to school tomorrow morning. Buenas noches!