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Travel Blogs from Castellón de la Plana
... However, I cannot resist the cool attraction of the beautiful infinity pool, and since it has steps that are easy to negotiate, we venture in. Towels are provided, with a minimum of fuss, at the poolside. It only takes a minute to discover that I can only float, because swimming is too painful. I enjoy it anyway, and still, it's a step forward being able to venture there. Later on, we decide to explore the promenade which ...
... and Valencian paella is different. Meat is sautéed in the pan (chicken, pork, rabbit), then green vegetables are added (beans, leeks, etc), then garlic, tomatoes and water to make a broth. The rice is added last and by the time it is cooked, it has that "risotto" look (moist). It is not however the actual paella that makes this day so special......it is the fact that the entire town is sitting in the streets eating together!
... of the long line of participants....led by the very young and gregarious vicar! Three laps again, but this time it culminated in traditional dancing right in front of Saint Thomas' church. After that we went to hunt out the churrozeria, as we had been advised to do so by Bonterrapark campers! This is like a donut except it is straightish and about 6 inches long. You dip it in hot chocolate...great taste!
All good stuff and great to see ...
... 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 ...
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