The Palace…

Thursday, April 23, 2015

After a taxi ride to find a recommended restaurant, we discovered that it was full… No tables available. So we reserved for a future date and found another spot to grab a bite on Reina Plaza downtown. Norm and I found an Irish pub for traditional fare, and Al and Ingrid tried Paella Valencia (rice with chicken and rabbit). We had tried paella with chicken the previous day. Then we walked to Marques de Dos Aguas Palace, a beautiful place to see.

2015-4-23 Marques de Dos Aguas Palace, Valencia, Spain taken with my iPad

2015-4-23 Marques de Dos Aguas Palace, Valencia, Spain Taken with my iPad

There is a collection of ceramica so prevalent in designs throughout history on the 3rd and 4th floors of this spectacularly refurbished palace, including the charmingly decorated kitchen.

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2015-4-23 Marques de Dos Aguas Palace, Valencia, Spain. Panoramic Photo by Norm Ritter

I love all things pottery and ceramic and crystal and china, but I will include just a couple designs that I liked.

2015-4-23 Marques de Dos Aguas Palace, Valencia, Spain taken with my iPad

2015-4-23 Marques de Dos Aguas Palace, Valencia, Spain. Taken with my iPad

2015-4-23 Marques de Dos Aguas Palace, Valencia, Spain taken with my iPad

2015-4-23 Marques de Dos Aguas Palace, Valencia, Spain. Taken with my iPad

2015-4-23 Marques de Dos Aguas Palace, Valencia, Spain Taken with my iPad

2015-4-23 Marques de Dos Aguas Palace, Valencia, Spain Taken with my iPad

We caught a city bus to return to the Rusaffa condo, picking up some snacks at the street cafe or market nearby, and retired to catch up with the rest of our world on our digital devices.

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Wife, mother, retired educator, emerging artist. Mary has lived in 10 states and enjoyed them all ~ Minnesota, Wisconsin, Texas, Illinois, Kansas, Hawaii, California, Utah, Minnesota (return), North Carolina with long term visits to Colorado and Arizona. She likes to travel and create mixed media, quilted and fiber art. She has exhibited at the Page-Walker Art Gallery and History Center in Cary, NC; Durham-Orange Quilt Show; Minnesota Quilt Show; the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival and the Quilt Fest of New Jersey.
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2 Responses to The Palace…

  1. I LOVE reading your daily blog! I was a Spanish major, and I spent a semester in Salamanca. We visited Valencia, Malaga, Sevilla, Cordoba and other cities. I am very eager to go back, but what a great way to do it, staying for so long with friends. We won’t have time like that til Dick retires in two years when he’s 70!

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    • muniqueblog says:

      Hi Tracy!
      So glad to have along for the ride! We could use a Spanish major, but we are improving in our communication abilities.. Mostly in asking for directions… Donde es? And in reading menus. Our condo is in an artsy, trendy (we are told) section of Valencia.. The Rusafa area. I think you would like it. Isn’t it time to start planning the “Beach Trip”?

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