Where I live in Spain, November is a delightful and warm extension of summer. Once in a while, we spend weekends outside the city looking for new places or charming towns and villages. Cumbre del Sol is situated in the province of Alicante on the Costa Blanca and it’s one of the most picturesque residential developments […]
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This is what I feel like doing…this is spring mood aka lemur mood! Taken at Bioparc in Valencia.
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During summer months, in Valencia, the Police installs a control post on the beach. Besides the fact that they take random strolls on the beach itself and on the promenade ( with the car) they also charge their electric Renault, never seen it around though :).
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Visiting Valencia!? Grab some takeaway food, foldable chairs and table and head over to the beach for dinner. You will find yourself among a community of diners that are omnipresent during the summer nights. It is such a vibrant atmosphere! Flamenco music, drinks, food, people gathering in groups, what else could you want! Part of […]
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A vivid reminder of the Islamic occupation, currently the Ethnological Museum and Water Museum. Once a residential home, it is a gem not to miss, located in the beautiful village Anna a short car drive from Valencia. Highly recommended!
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Fiesta de San Juan or Noche de San Juan, originally a Christian celebration with pagan roots being associated with the birth of St. John (which is believed to have been about six months before Christmas day, close to the summer solstice) is celebrated by a few European and Latin American countries. Valencian people celebrate la […]
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Some of you might know already, from my previous post, that I had the opportunity to organise my second photography exhibition. I would like to introduce you now to the lovely man that was kind enough to let me expose on the walls of his playground. I met Joan by chance when my partner was […]
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Albufera is a short car drive from the city of Valencia. Perfect for a Saturday brunch escapade it is also the largest lake in Spain, one of the most important wetland areas in the Iberian Peninsula and the setting for many of the works of Blasco Ibañez. The area looks like an intricate web of […]
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May this year be filled with endless possibilities. Valencian tiles gathered on the way.
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Controversial or not this place is mesmerising. One cannot deny the feeling of being almost instantly transported into a utopian land where cars should be flying in between the metal strings of the bridge instead of running on the roads.
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I’ve recently managed to visit The City of Arts and Sciences during day-time. It is a magnificent site. Even though it wasn’t a proper sunny day the buildings still reflected the light beautifully. It was almost surreal.
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