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... I went for a walk in the river. I love the rio during this time of year. Everything is getting green and there are lots of flowers.
Thursday: Thursday was a very full day. In the morning, I turned in my final paper. Luckily I did not need to take the quiz as I did well on the first two. Abby and I headed back home for some lunch. After this, we went to the Science Museum, which is ...
During my second week in Valencia, I started to settle in. I knew how to get to my classes and I knew what time I had to get up.
Monday: Unfortunately, it rained on Monday (which is rarely does here), so I took the bus to class and hung out at FSU for the day. I had two classes spread out. In second class, Food and Society, we tried different foods preserved in different ways. Most were actually ...
... but they were shut for tea so we went to the little cafe around the back of the next block of flats. It was full of locals but no one was actually eating just drinking and smoking. We were shown the tapas menu and I once again ordered even though I was not sure what half of it was and the waiters did not speak English. The first dish out was the ensalada Picasso, which had sardines or anchovies hidden in the greenery. The next ...
... home because they are not working for tips.
A 1.5 hour trip away and the different accents are very noticeable.
Eating melon and ham together is not only common, but rather tasty.
Train stations are slightly intimidating.
Hotel rooms have a key slot inside to turn the power to the room on, otherwise it stays off.
Food = Great.
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... The server was so nice, he used his phone to translate the menu del dia for me. He told me what they were in Spanish and Valenciano. He's legit! The food was better than yesterday. Salty, but not as bad as yesterday. I like the portions here more. Either I was really early, or they're just not very busy. But I was happy not to be in a high-energy touristy place.
Class time! Today we were learning the words for family members. Madre, Padre, Hijo, Hija, ...