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Rafa came to pick us up in his vintage car - 30 years old and we heard it coming about 3 minutes before we saw it. We started our day at the stables brushing and then tacking up the horses. Rowan's grey was so muddy it needed a shower to come clean. Our trek today was up and down some fairly steep stony paths....we just held on and let the ...
... br> Then down to the riding stables.
Rafael, the owner is great. We did a little work in the school and then set off on a trek. Paths, through beautiful spanish countryside, with the occasional off-piste trek making our own paths through the woods. (It was more of on top and in the trees rather than through.) Required a lot of ducking! Talia's horse, Nemo, ...
... the history.
Phil, Sophie and Sue visited the Arab baths built in 1194 and we all then walked along the path that is called St Christopher's Way taking many photos. We all thought the city was very pretty and well worth the visit.
The spanish do speak very quickly but we have been getting by with Sue knowing some Spanish and Phil with his Italian which has similar words.
... way home is a family game).
This blog is a major catch-up. A little bit of exploring Valencia, a few trips and a lot of happenings at school. I'll let our photos tell most of the tale. (Tons of photos below!)
We've enjoyed getting to know our area and the people around us more, though we are short-timers in so many ways. But more and more there are people we hope to continue to get to know better and who we hope ...
... half of the 6th Century BC. In 218BC the Roman army landed at the port of Empuries with the aim of blocking land access to the Greek army. This was the process that started the Romanisation of the Iberian Peninsula and the Roman city was built next to the Greek city. In 1908 this archeological sight was discovered and they started excavating the site and it is ongoing. Only 25% of the site has been excavated. It is the ...