Monthly Archives: February 2013

Alma del Temple

Monday, February 25, 2013 The streets of Valencia were alive yesterday with the sounds of Fallas.  From the despertá at 8:00 in the morning to the official opening of the Fallas period at 8:00 at night the sound of bands … Continue reading

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Let’s Eat Out Again!

Sunday, February 24, 2013 It is becoming more and more obvious that Fallas are drawing near.  Electric street signs are appearing all over the city.  Women in traditional dress and hairdos seem to be omnipresent.  All the casales fallers are … Continue reading

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Dining Out

Saturday, February 23, 2013   This has been an interesting week in spite of the fact that there is not much to report.   The CIVAC meeting was uneventful, but at least we were able to nail down the final details … Continue reading

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Breaking Bread

Sunday, February 17, 2013 Friday’s daylight hours were not too eventful.  We got up late, had breakfast and then paid a visit to the Mercado Central.  Pepe had invited us to join him and Paquito at his place tonight and … Continue reading

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No, No, Ninot!

Friday, February 15, 2013 The temperature is in the 70’s and the wind has died down.  It was sunny yesterday, but the wind did occasionally pick up and that was especially evident yesterday when we were looking at the Ninots … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Thursday, February 14, 2013 Happy Valentine’s Day or as it’s known here in Spain Feliz Día de los Enamorados!  Susan and I had an amazing lunch today and I will give you the details tomorrow or the next day.  Afterwards … Continue reading

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Happy New Year Chinese Style!

Monday, February 11, 2013 Significant storms keep pounding the north of the peninsula.  The only noticeable effect here in Valencia is the increased wind velocity and the cooler temperatures.  All in all, it’s not a bad tradeoff. Friday, Susan tried … Continue reading

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