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... thing I didn't like, that I don't like at all about Valencia/Spain was all the smoking. I don't fight it here, but it was annoying to incessantly breathe that poison while trying to relax. I never fully relaxed. Never fell asleep once. That cigarette smell was too much! Someone was always lighting up, and the wind would blow it all my way. Ick. So annoying.
It was nice to see the beach at least once. I may return, ...
... did. Why does the American system keep our kids so delayed in maturation? OK, sorry toning down again.
Class was cool. Teacher 1, Rafa, 36, Spanish teacher went easy and went slow. Teacher 2, Anxata(?), went muy rapido, very fast, like the Spanish do and passionately urged us to do the same. It was like good cop/bad cop. At the end of the bad cop session, homework was optional. Good cop/good cop!
It was bit darker as sunset was nearing. I tried to ...
Following on from last night.......Ahhhh what a great trip to Valencia, not!
We woke at 7.15am and snoozed the alarm for 10, before making ourselves get up as we had to be downstairs to get the bust at 7.45. Saying we felt average is an overstatement, but I think the mix of little sleep, rushing to pack our bags and the heat was enough to make it worse. We lined up to board the bus and just as Brendan got on, I had to take a breather and go sit on the ...
Today was a neat little town farther north on Spain's coast. Valencia has both a new town, and an old town. The old town is mostly original and historic, with a museum, cathedrals and narrow little streets. The new town looks like it belongs on the si-fi channel, or in some Star Trek movie! Wild architecture, modern buildings and all is sleek and new and shiny! We went to the aquarium today, supposedly one of Europe's best, in the new town. ...
Before this trip we thought Valencia was all about oranges and paella but it is truly a lovely city. There are many beautiful old historic buildings and some iconic new ones that had Colin in raptures about the technology of todays constructions and futuristic architecture. We went in by train from Castello, which is a very efficient service and cheap and saved us a lot of hassle in driving and parking charges in the city. We were amazed how close the orange groves ...
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