Category: Spain

Springtime in the Balearics

A calm and uneventful 22 hour passage from Valencia on 15/16 April, interrupted only by some delightful dolphins swimming alongside us at dusk, saw us arriving outside the Port de Sóller, Mallorca at dawn. We had slowed down for the previous two hours, not wanting to enter an unknown anchorage in the dark but by …

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A bit more fun and a lot of work!

Well we have now moved on from Valencia – heading east, but of course we had a bit more fun before leaving. We visited La Albufera – a lagoon just south of the city where the bomba rice, for which Valencia is famous, is grown. Dave and Mag came to stay for six nights and, …

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Fiestas Valencia style

This post is rather shorter and sweeter in terms of words than my usual ramblings, though I hope that the abundance of photographs makes it a colourful read. In keeping with the Spanish tradition, Valencia knows how to party. Fiestas abound. Since the beginning of 2018 we have seen Three Kings Day, Carnival, Falles and …

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