Las Fallas: The Loudest Party I’ve Ever Been To
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Las Fallas: The Loudest Party I’ve Ever Been To

“Diez minutos.”  More people than will physically fit in the streets are trying to jam their way into the packed crowd. Like it or not, you can feel everybody’s breath around you on your shoulders, hair. The combination of the midday sun and the sheer amount of people is creating a suffocating heat. A helicopter is thudding above … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Valencia’s City of Arts & Sciences
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Valencia’s City of Arts & Sciences

Here’s yet another piece of surprising architecture from Spain – Valencia’s famous Ciudad de las Artes y Las Ciencias.  This building is such an iconic symbol of Valencia that before I went, it was pretty much the only thing I recognized as specifically being from Valencia. It’s surrounded by water because it’s built on an … Continue reading

Travel Plans – Valencia, Sevilla, Ibiza, & Beyond!
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Travel Plans – Valencia, Sevilla, Ibiza, & Beyond!

Since I’ve been in Spain since the last day of May in 2011, I’ve gone on three trips: one to England to visit my family, one to Olot in the north of Spain to see the volcanoes, and one to California for Christmas. And now it looks like my travel schedule is going to get seriously busy! Here’s what … Continue reading