Beatriz Rey Don Jaime
Travel Blogs from Valencia
Day 110: Today we spent the whole day on the ferry as this was a day ferry and not an over night which sucked. So we left at 9.30am and arrived in Valencia at around 8pm, we caught the Topdeck group that we booked with for the La Tomatina before they headed out and got all of our gear and booked the bike tour for the next day. Emma didn't feel up …
... sometimes. Video Girl is yet to see any blisters. They wandered into a shoe store where we were greeted by the shop assistant. Video Girl engaged the shop assistant and appeared to be receiving a Spanish lesson in counting as Battery Boy looked at the shoes. Battery Boy was impressed that Video Girl was trying to improve her grasp on the language.
Once Battery Boy had selected the shoes, or man sandals as Video Girl likes to call them, she ...
... festival too, all of the paper-mache sculptures are then burned in one massive bonfire.
Now, it was time for the beach. We asked the front desk of the hotel how to get there and in cheap recommendation number two, they told us to take the bus (I got the feeling they didn't like us that much - either that or they assumed we were poor, cheap college students <-- not entirely false). While it was was really warm in the center of the city (I was ...
... the 3 young Italian flatmates, met Rune, whom host lady has spoken so highly of, and constantly praising his good looks and great personality. They were pretty excited to meet him!
Then we head to a restaurant near the home for some dinner. We walk by this place, Bodega Olayita, often because we live so close, and it was often busy so we took a chance. What a mistake. They food was no bueno. Can't get a decent meal here in Spain...
... don't want to include in this post. In the street we were on all the locals had covered the front facades of their houses with plastic tarps or mesh to defend them from the tomatoes. In the middle of the square I could see the leg of ham strung up at the top of the greased pole. At the bottom of the pole there were heaps of people climbing on each other attempting to get up the pole and be the first to grab the ham which would signal the start of the festival. You could see how far ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center