Travel Blogs from Castellón de la Plana
... afternoon, olives, Bombay mix and crisps, heaps of salad and bread.....appetisers while we waited for our paella. Naturally we were getting pretty hammered by the time it arrived!! It was very tasty, but the red wine was even better! It was a fantastic social occasion.
... and we got the "good oil" on a little restaurant down the road where a live band plays every week. Well, we met at the campsite bar and headed on over. The restaurant was packed with campers and the live band were absolutely brilliant. It was basically a jamming session. A Dutch guy who lives in Hungary but spends winter here was on the drums and he was awesome. He said they email tunes to him in Hungary and he practices them over summer! The ...
... 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 ...
... fuel the tourism trade. We wandered around the castle rooms and battlements, the latter providing views over Peniscola, the coastline and beyond, then left to explore the narrow, winding streets on our way back to the car park. Whilst the old town proved of interest to us, the more modern, high-rise development is not for us so we were glad to return to the relative peace and tranquility of the campsite, where we later spent an hour down on the beach as the sun went ...
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