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... is a draftsman and works for a company employed by Ford who designs conveyor belts and other supported machinery. He wants to practice English and I want to practice Spanish so we make a deal. Till Zaragoza, about half way, we only talk English and then till Valencia we only talk Spanish. I’m dreading the second leg the whole way, but excited. His English is more or less fluent and my Spanish is more or less… ****. The English leg is easy. We talk about his ...
... drinks served in small portions.
I decided to find the school first, just so I know how to get there and won't be late later. Yeah, it's in an awesome location. Plenty of restaurants and shops around.
Right around then, I got a little hungry. But no, I have one more hour before official Spanish lunchtime and I don't want to eat too early before class and get hungry later.
So I do more exploring of the streets and see what cool. Oh ...
... way there. If we go back to our people comparisons, Valencia is like a woman in her mid 30s. You can tell she is a little rough around the edges and was a party girl in her heyday. She has some crows feet around her eyes, some deep laugh lines and even a few scars and while she has kept a little of that rebelliousness and still enjoys a good night out, she is more polished, more refined and more sure of herself now. In short she is my kind of girl. The ...
... opposite the train station the beautiful buildings started. I have again taken 100's of photos as one looks nicer than the next. As I crossed the road I came across a young lady dressed up in what looked to be traditional clothing. Later on I saw another one and on my return to the hotel I asked the receptionist( the mom of the little girl couldn't speak any English) what this is all about. She said that the outfits are traditionally Valencia dresses that get specially made ...
... I understood most of what he said as he spoke slowly and carefuly for us. I asked what inspired the round building in the city centre. he shrugged his shoulders and said dunno. Maybe an aero bycicle helmet. Prob right. On the way back we looked carefuly and decided it might be a conquistador helmet, in arty view. there is whole row of fantastic builings like that an opera hose included. It looks like someone said "We have all this EU money, what are we going to do with ...
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