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... hands and surrendered without a drop of blood being spilt. And part of that surrender meant the Moors could leave the city if they wanted without being attacked. Many left, many stayed but there is no evidence of Muslim occupation left in Valencia today. Our wanderings took us past many of these churches, the Central Market (to which Alita was ecstatic) and into the city centre itself. The streets in the city can be wide, compared to the tiny streets outside ...
... was crowded and the line to see the Virgin of Montserrat, the famouse black Madonna, was at least an hour long. Rather than queue for over an hour with the prospect of looking at the Madonna for no more than a few seconds we entered the church.
With a service in progress it was full but we managed to find space on a pew at the back just before it began. We followed the service as best we could and the opportunity to ...
... more sedate!) Very enjoyable and a good challenge for my map reading skills. Followed this by a trip in the hop on hop off bus to have a further look at the amazing modern structures of the complex housing the museum of sciences, oceanographic, IMAX theatres etc - very much a contrast to my earlier walk. Dinner at a tiny restaurant where no-one spoke a word of English and found us very entertaining - insisting on showing us all the raw foods we could consume - fish, snails, lamb, rabbit ...
... with the intention of going to a karaoke place, but we never made it there. Wednesday I had another excursion with my Spanish class, and we walked around Valencia looking at little historical details. Then I met up with the parents for tapas and hung out with some friends before calling it an early night. Thursday was spent preparing for my weekend trip to ...
Top 10 Best Experiences
1) Teaching Valencian kids to speak and write english.
2) Correra de Los Toros (bullfights)
3) Best Flamenco show I have ever seen in Granada
4) Climbing a mountain above the ruins of a Monastery
5) Seeing all the Ninots and Fallas, including the Ninot Exhibition ...