Monthly Archives: March 2013

Back To Valencia

Sunday, March 31, 2013 We are back in Valencia.  We arrived a bit before 4:00 PM yesterday on an AVE that was mostly empty.  That makes sense since the Puente extends until Easter Monday.  Everything should be open again on … Continue reading

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Marching In Madrid

Friday, March 29, 2013 A cold, dreary and wet Madrid greeted us on Tuesday as we emerged from the Puerta de Atocha after a 90-minute ride on the AVE from Valencia.  Traffic to Madrid was extremely light and we were … Continue reading

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Nacho Diago

Monday, March 25, 2013 Sunny and windy is the forecast for today with temperatures reaching the high 70’s.  We have been invited to share the first Seder with Zahava and Klaus and Brian and Ofelia will be there also.  We … Continue reading

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Alma Del Temple

Saturday, March 23, 2013 Yesterday we had a one-day spring tease.  The sun was shining brightly with nary a cloud in the sky and the temperature reached into the high 70’s.  It was a morning that begged one to sit … Continue reading

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Farewell To Fallas

Thursday, March 21, 2013 Walking around yesterday it looked as if Fallas has never happened.  All the temporary stands that were selling beer and/or food have been shuttered.  All the tents that housed the various casals were disassembled and picked … Continue reading

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Come On Baby Light My FALLA!

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 This is the last day for the celebration of Fallas. Starting a little before midnight and lasting until the early morning hours every single falla that has been erected for this celebration will be burned to … Continue reading

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Where There’s Smoke, There’s FALLAS!

Monday, March 18, 2013 There are 300 bands in the city of Valencia and some 10,000 musicians and at some time or other yesterday I am certain they all paraded by our building.  Their repertoire is very interesting and in … Continue reading

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