Travel Blogs from Valencia
This weekend was a school-sponsored trip to Valencia, Spain. It was combination vacation/ educational trip that allowed time for relaxation and the luxury of not having to worry about sleeping and transportation arrangements. Everything was pre-paid for this weekend through my Butler tuition, so that was nice also.
The trip to Valencia Friday morning only took 90 minutes thanks to the high speed Spanish train system. At its top speed on the route from Madrid ...
... a chance to live/eat like a local. For dessert (a must after a week with no refined sugar!) I had to try Valencia’s other specialty: Horchata. Horchata is sweetened nut milk that is typically eaten with a farton, a cylindrical, glazed, donuty type of thing that you dip in the horchata. I made my way back to the city’s most famous horchata institution, Horchateria de Santa Catalina, and feasted. It was amazing.
In my sugar buzz I decided to ...
... t our awning in trouble and we survived the night in tack, able to get up and on the road early after the stormy night.
We arrived in Valencia, parking Larz in the free-parking zone a couple of blocks back from the beachfront and caught the bus into the historic old town of Valencia. I had two things planned for this seaside city – to try paella (apparently Valencia is where ...
... a team of pediatricians, they usher us out of the room in Spanish so that they can take her blood and before I can refuse I hear my daughter screaming so i shout out to her to let her know I'm still here and I'm not going anywhere. A nun enters her room and shuts the door, it agitates me even more then two seconds later the door is opened and they let us in. I run to my daughter to calm her down, she is distressed. The doctor tells us they are running some tests ...
After a comfy bus ride from Madrid we were back on the coast in Valencia. Our little themed room hostel was a block away from the Cuidad de Artes y Ciencias, a multi block complex of park and architecture that rivals the imagination of George Lucas and Stephen Hawking combined. This place is amazing. As Shaun says, we had no idea what it was as we walked out our hostel and turned the corner and suddenly we're at the space station for nebulon 5. Another cool thing about ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services