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... kept the map of the area and intend to count them some time. Valencia's history is mostly recorded from the time of James the First (or James the Conquerer) around the 12th century, and many of these churches were built around this time, mostly on the ruins of Moors (Muslim) mosques, as a way of reinforcing who was in charge. Although the conquering of Valencia wasn't a violent one. James' reputation preceded him, so once he surrounded Valencia, the occupants put ...
... We followed the path taking in the views as well as pausing at the fifteen scuptural groups (corresponding to the he 15 Mysteries of the Rosary) until we reached the Holy Cave or Santa Cova.
With time against us we returned to the cable car rather than press on to the Chapel at the end of the route - leaving us something new to see when we return.
Mass with the masses
Being Sunday ...
Kizz was very excited to head off to La Tomatina - festival of tomato throwing held at Bunol - around 40 minutes from Valencia. It has been described as the "worlds biggest food fight" where 6 truckloads of tomatoes are dumped on the crowd at 11am and everyone has fun squashing and throwing for 1 hour! This is followed by a hose down from fire hoses. Kizz had a great day and lived to tell the tale!! I spent the day on a self directed lonely plant walking tour of the baroque style ...
Monday the parents went to Madrid, so I had some time to myself. I went to the beach with them on Sunday and got pretty burnt, so I didn't want to go to the beach with all of my friends. I ended up going to see X-Men (in English, lame...) with a group of people I hadn't really hung out with before, which was fun. Tuesday was a chill afternoon, and I went out with ...
... favorite things….
4) No peanut butter, mac and cheese, diet coke, Chipotle, barbecue,
5) So many catholics, so few protestants haha. I mean, its fine, just really inconvenient for me.
6) Excessive amounts of PDA everywhere.
7) Obnoxiously intrusive street vendors/beggars
8) tiny, 6 oz cups of tea
(can't think of anything else cause SPAIN IS SO AWESOME)
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