Travel Blogs from Chilches
... big chunks of ham and peppers and even a decent sized blood sausage chopped up into it. It took a lot of eating and as I was finishing I thought well that's the main course polished off. It was however just the entree. and he then brought a plate with half a baked potato next to what seemed to be a pork chop covered in a rich sauce of chunky tomatoes and peppers. It was like no chop that I have ever eaten because it had melt in the mouth pork ...
... city (narrow winding streets, etc) is designed with wide boulevards, and tree-lined linear parks in the centre of avenues. The buildings are white or pale stone with many old-world architectural flourishes that are attractive. We are walking in 14 degrees and under a clear blue, sunny sky. We worked our way across the city centre to Mercado Central, a huge, ornate building housing a large undercover market. We of course think of the Queen Vic in Melbourne, which is much ...
So this morning I woke up at 5 AM from the jet lag! It was pretty annoying since I didn't have much to do/see that early in the morning. I did have a not so friendly visitor(s) that bit me! Yes. I have about 10 bug bites on my body including my face..
When my parents woke up, we ate breakfast and went on a city bus tour. The double decker bus took us through out Valencia and had a final stop in the "old" section of the city. The outskirts of the sold part of ...
... spent the afternoon catching up on some writing and the kids worked on their journals a bit. The consensus was that we needed a little down time.
At 7:00 we met up with friends at the plaza next to our apartment for drinks. Then we walked with them to La Finca Roja, a locally well-known building. It's where these friends live. The kids played pin-pon in the dad's studio. (He's a painter.) ...
... we did not plan on using the car here or we could have seen more of the garage than the sites. Hope to get a picture of it all when we leave. Apparently we are also lucky we are leaving on Sunday as had we been leaving on Monday the car would have been blocked in by the all day market held on that road.
The apartment is lovely. Apparently some of the members of the NZ Americas Cup team stayed in ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility