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... and the introduction of prizes only fuelled the communities with competitive spirit and the festival grew. The firemen pleaded for the Las Fallas to be banned from the sides of buildings so the sculptures moved into the middle of the street, allowing for a 360 degree view and much greater height. Initially cast wax was used for the head and hands, then polystyrene and latterly paper mâché layering into moulds. Encasing the polystyrene in ...
... saw many olive trees and fruit trees, which this area is renowned for. Arriving at Valencia, at about 1.45pm, we went straight to a cooking school, Valencia Club Cocina, where we were given a cooking lesson on how to make Andalusian gazpacho, paella valenciana, and a milky dessert drink called horchata. The chef made all these dishes in front of us. Gazpacho is a thick, cold tomato based soup consisting of garlic, bread, ...
... Portugal. We also discussed this in Observatorio Politico. There are not many brand names from Portugal that have become international. Being in Spain, I have noticed more than one brand that is recognized internationally that originated in Spain such as Zara. These brands, undoubtedly, help boost the economy in that the revenue from these stores, brands and linked merchandise must come back to the country in which they ...
As the night progresses and the fires continue to burn there is a thick haze of smoke in the air. It makes your eyes sting. At midnight people jump over the bonfire seven times and make a wish. No wonder they built them in a skinny long shape. People are out swimming in their underwear. Total utter madness.
Eventually I make it back, but not before the bus door attacks my foot. Honest. The dangerous thing got a good nick out of my ...
... time and shopping areas but they were all run down, boarded up and empty. It was a little depressing but I guess that's what happens when a bad economy hits. But if you did go past the marina, there was a very nice beach and boardwalk area. The beach was very long and not nearly as packed as the Malaga beaches. The boardwalk had lots of restaurants and bars and waves of people walking up and down it. You didn't have to go far before you ran out of ...
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