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Great statues in Valencia

I got the grand tour by car on returning Sunday afternoon to Valencia. The city of Valencia itself has a charming historical area and a modern area with futuristic architecture that is really something to behold. Oh, Valencia! It was more of a driving tour to show me around, though we did stop here and there for a photo opportunity and/or walkabout in the city as well as sample some tasty tapas treats at a favorite spot. Maybe because it was Sunday afternoon, but traffic was quite light and getting around was a breeze. The perfect way - Sunday afternoon day in driving around to see some sights. I feel I got a chance to take it all (partly driving and partly walking about) to gain some appreciation for what Valencia has to offer. I’ll say it again, Oh, Valencia! Quite a place to visit – don’t miss it! It's not often mentioned in the hustle and bustle to see Barcelona & Madrid, but try to make this city a part of your itinerary too and complete the golden triangle. Some photos I captioned to give some commentary in this entry and then after the Valencia poster, mostly a stream of sequence in shots to outline, but not define, the Valencia tour by auto, walking, observing, tasting, feeling & experiencing...

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Great statues in Valencia
Great statues in Valencia
This is the New Valencia!
This is the New Valencia!
Sweeping sky-scapes
Sweeping sky-scapes
Valencia street-scape driving
Valencia street-scape driving
Plaza de la Reina - Me
Plaza de la Reina - Me
Plaza de la Reina - Gena, Juan & Me
Plaza de la Reina - Gena, Juan & Me
Marble doorway dwarfs man
Marble doorway dwarfs man
Little fishies plate
Little fishies plate
yummy little fishies
yummy little fishies
Are you taking a picture?
Are you taking a picture?
Oh, Valencia!
Oh, Valencia!
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Massive Palace Portal Sculpture
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Terrific Tapas in Historic Bar
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