Hotel Zenit Valencia
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It is time to say goodbye to Barcelona, and we boarded a train for Valencia at 8.30am. Although it stopped many times, we arrived in Valencia at 12pm. As our hotel is just opposite the station, we quickly settled in and then hit the streets. We are in the 'old' part of Valencia, and we made our way toward the Cathedral, in the centre of the city.< …
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It was fun to be alone again. I had to think Spanish to do the most basic communications required for shopping. I got through it! I'm really trying to analyze my experience to help plan my next trip, and how can I learn the people and culture better. Language school gives me access to people, but insulates me from absorbing the local cultures/people. Let's see what Barcelona and Madrid will bring. My people access will be ...
... something really heavy. This was nothing. So, yeah, things looked a bit far on the map, but it was always just like 2-5 minutes from the next intersection of interest.
I went for a smaller lunch today since I would be joining host family for home cooked dinner. Had my first cup of Orxata, Valencia's version of horchata, nothing like the stuff back in SF. They display the chufas on the stall, they're tiger nuts. The orxata was ricey with a taste reminiscent ...
... a quick power nap. We then began walking around the city. We knew that we wanted to do a free tour in Valencia, so we tried to explore things that would not be on the tour. To do this, we walked to the landmarks that are further out of the city center. It was a nice evening walk and then we found ourselves eating in a café near our hostel for dinner. Dilyara and I split a salad, I ordered a valencian Paella, ...
... an amazing layout and the way it is all presented is very good ( shout out to the Spanish archaeologists they are doing a great job). Than walked some more made it all the way to the tower and then across the bridge meet a couple on their honeymoon from Texas we swapped photos. Than I went to the museums of art and natural ( which as everything else) great time but time was short wish I could have seen more. But than ...
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Great hotel just opposite the station. This hotel is within walking distance to absolutely everything. No need to get a cab - a short walk from the station and you are right at the door of the hotel!
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