NH Puerto de Sagunto
Travel Blogs from Sagunto
... from these incredibly over-priced drinks and the renting of rooms. The fact that prostitution is legal means that advertising for it is legal as well. You can see ads for escort services and the aforementioned clubs on billboards and in newspapers, and in some parts of town can be handed little flyers promoting these services. Again this is something you would never see in America, well except for on the strip in Las Vegas, Nevada. Receiving these flyers on the side of the road ...
... of my conceivable future was mapped out in small chunks of time, to be followed to the tee. Imagine my surprise then, as I set off on my first Monday afternoon in Valencia having a full day scheduled with shopping for necessities and food, only to find the entire city… empty?
No, I quickly learned, this was not a sign of the apocalypse. It was simply siesta time! The literal definition of a siesta is that of a short nap taken during ...
... br> Habits and customs seem to be enduring. When Starbucks entered the US market, it had precious little to compete with. Americans were used to grabbing coffee at home, at work, or at the local diner, but not a coffee house. Starbucks is not trying to compete with any of those establishments, but instead created a new market by providing Americans a product they didn’t know they needed before. In Europe, Starbucks is ...
... so I went on my balcony and caught the tail end of a fireworks show. Apparently Valencia is known for their fireworks so it was cool to see. There were a few other room that had the same idea of sitting on their balconies to watch!
Monday, after my Spanish class, I met mom at her hotel. We had lunch at a cute cafe on the way to the City of Arts and Sciences which is the really modern building that shows up immediately when you google Valencia. The architecture ...
... of all ages are there -- biking, walking, roller blading, pushing babies in strollers, etc. Very enjoyable. At one point I came across a little memorial to Michael Jackson (I was in Spain 2 years ago when he died, so the memorial brought back that memory). There were all sorts of posters and handwritten notes to him that had been put up recently.
When I left the greenway, I had to figure out exactly where I was and where I could ...
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