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Spain 2017

SPAIN | Sunday, 20 August 2017 | Views [29]

Spain 2017

Spain 2017

My friend and I made a last minute decision that we wanted to travel before our summer vacaction came to an end.  It just so happened that my mom had points that were going to expire for her timeshare so we packed up and headed to Spain!!  Our resort was on the East Coast of Spain outside of a little town called Calpe in Alicante.  They had an incredible view of the ocean from the pool and we spent A LOT of time relaxing by the pool!  We took one day to head into the little town and explored a bit.  We climbed up the local attraction Peñon de Ifach (Calpe Rock) and got some amazing views of the ocean and the town.  We got lunch on the beach and had ice cream for a little reprieve from the intense sun and extreme heat.  The next day we took the train up for a day trip to Valencia!  We had jamon y queso at a little restaurant down an alley and went to the bullring, which is one of the oldest in the world.  We walked around, explored the Mercat Central de Valencia (Spain's largest freshfood market) , La Lonja de la Setha (the old Silk Exchange),  the Plaza de la Reina, the Cathedral and climbed up the Torres de Serranos (built in 1392!!).  It was a great day.  After that we headed back to our hotel only to get a series of frantic texts from friends and family asking if we were ok.  there was a bombing in Barcelona but because we were out and about all day without wifi we hadn't heard anything.  We took a few hours in the lobby with wifi assuring everyone we were fine but decided to spend our last day just enjoying the pools at the resort out of an abundance of caution.  

 

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