Vincci Palace Valencia
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... place is different again from anywhere I've been before. It doesn't have the post-Communist remnants, the northern cold, nor the Eastern influence of every other place I've been so far. Rather it's all red bricks, palm trees and sun. I definitely feel like I'm in Spain. I'm struggling to put it any way other than that.
Arriving here on the first day of June puts me on the last leg of this trip. In four weeks I fly home, with only the western side ...
... ll try to sneak it into a later blog.)
We've been hearing about Fallas since we made the decision to make Valencia our home for the year. This festival is famous and infamous throughout Spain for its crowds, noise and smoke. Fallas has its roots in pagan rites of spring -- where burning signaled rebirth and purification. Somewhere along the way, a tradition of dressing up ...
... needed three! Good for us right! Was so much fun!
After X Door we went home for a Spanish siesta and then couldn't actually be bothered going out for dinner so ended up ordering take away tapas whilst Katie read us 50 Shades of Grey references out loud. Unlucky for us the buzzer on our door didn't work so by the time we got the food it was pretty ice cold... but that will teach us for being lazy!
A few more glasses of sangria and once again there goes another day in ...
After getting back to Valencia on Sunday afternoon, I worked on a paper that was due on Monday, and I also went shopping with my roommate for a little bit. Just to replace my shampoo that I had lost at airport security.
Monday was started off lame, and after working on homework in the library for ...
... they didn't speak English and it was my only option. Oh well, I'll just try to be awesome at other stuff I guess ;) So it didn't feel like rainbows and butterflies last night. The couple that runs the hostel is so cute, his name is Juan and I've named her Silvia, I don't know what her name is yet but that suits her :)) They're fabulous, the hostel leaves something to be desired though. It's old, like 500 years old! Which is unbelievable but making yourself at home in ...