NH Jardines del Turia
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... great city and the changes that arose because of it. I learned that Madrid has served a variety of purposes through history such as serving as the National Command Post under King Phillip II in the mid-sixteenth century all the way to being the world’s bullfighting capital. Having walked past five Zara’s and ten Mango’s yesterday I would never have thought that they had bullfights in this city. ...
... riverbed of the river Turia, which was drained and re routed after a castrophic flood in 1957. The old riverbed was turned into this picturesesque sunken park which has a small waterway running through it. Being a Sunday, there were lots of joggers, children, dogs, picnicking families etc.
It was a warm and sunny 26 degrees so they stopped at a little cafe along the ...
WARNING!!! You are about to get a part history, part cultural lesson. Of you are not interested in reading it all, I will put a brief summary at the bottom.
And the Fallas season has officially begun.
February 23rd, at 730 am, people all over valencia are awoken by the sound of rampant Fireworks and explosions. Is it war? Is it rowdy teenagers? NO! Its one of the oldest and grandest traditions throughout all of Spain.
I must ...
... the city, the community and the province. I guess they really like the name Valencia. Valencia orange was named after this city that produces a lot of oranges. It is the third largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona. Our first stop was the City of Arts and Sciences. There were many battles that took place in Valencia and they took the losing side. The city was split in two for hundreds of years. Finally, the officials decided to create the city of Arts and ...
... all over the world (again, mostly from spain and australia) to participate in the worlds biggest food fight! We arrived at 8am where I met up with Saskia and we made our way into and through the town. After managing to find toilets (they only supplied about 10 portaloos!) we made it to 'the brige' where the start of the street is that the festival is held on. We eventually made it over the bridge as they ...
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Dry riverbed, turned into a great park
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