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    CHILL OUT AT THE EMBLEMATIC ‘CAFÉ SANT JAUME’

    ##Without doubt, ‘Café Sant Jaume’ is one of the most emblematic coffee bars in the whole of Valencia. It was originally a pharmacy that began its trade in around 1900 so it has a very rich history! In 1984, it was acquired by current owner Vicente Mas, a kindly presence here & who you will […]

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    RED CROSS REFUGEES IN VALENCIA

    ##This week Levante Cricket Club welcomed some of the Red Cross Refugees to try their hand out with Batting , Bowling and Fielding Drills, followed by lunch and refreshments at the VCG. LCC Members Orville Senhouse , Rhys Morgan, Sharad Brambhatt, Peter West, Faiz Bhat and Furqan Sahi put them through their paces on a hot […]

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    SERGENT GARCIA INTERVIEW

    ##24/7 Valencia: Tell us about your  experience of travelling from the port of Valencia to the Caribbean in a sailing boat. Was it for musical reasons? SERGENT GARCIA: I have been travelling for more than 20 years to Latin America and the Caribbean to work and investigate Afro-Caribbean music. I have worked in Mexico, Cuba, […]

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    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH THE BAREFOOT DOCTOR IN IBIZA

    ##WORLD TRAVELLER & TAOIST  ‘THE BAREFOOT DOCTOR’ HAS TREATED MADONNA AMONGST THOUSANDS OF PATIENTS… 24/7 Valencia: Could you tell us something about your background, experiences, travels? The Barefoot Doctor: Yes, I was always awake, like the Buddha but more North London in my style and at 6 heard the background radiation wave, the soundwave the […]

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    PEÑISCOLA…CITY IN THE SEA

    ##On the Costa del Azahar, the ‘orange blossom coast’ in the north of the Valencia region between Castellón and the Ebro, you’ll find the seaside town of Peñiscola. It’s a Spanish coastal town much like any other, built around the remnants of a quaint old fishing village with its five kilometres of beaches, its EU […]

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    VALENCIA HISTORY…TWO MEN CALLED LUIS

    ##Despite the prejudices of the time, two Valencians of Jewish origin ended up playing a key role in renaissance Europe. One of them, Luis Vives, a true Renaissance man and fifteenth century Zelig (the bloke got everywhere) helped to develop the ideas that formed modern Europe. The other, Luis de Santangel, was instrumental in the […]

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    ALL ABOUT ‘AGUA DE VALENCIA’ (VALENCIAN COCKTAIL)

    ##Agua de Valencia was first concocted by erstwhile artist and barman Constante Gil, who started serving it in his bar, the now sadly defunct ‘Cerveceria Madrid’ in C/ Abadia San Martin in 1959 in Valencia. The bar with its live piano music and its alcoves and poky corners was a classic of Valencian nightlife, especially […]

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    THE BULLF***T

    ##Many an article did I read whilst researching this piece on the part that all those bloody tourists play in funding the modern Spanish bullfight. Three rows back from us at one fight were a family of  tourists complete with beef burger meals to enjoy the show with. In fact, they paid more attention to […]

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    BIOPARC VALENCIA

     ##Built as part of the Cabacera park development at the Mislata end of the Turia river bed, the Bioparc opened in 2008. It is a new-generation zoo where the idea was to move away completely from the bad old days of the ‘Viveros Gardens’ enclosed zoo, embracing the philosophy of “zoo-immersion” in line with other […]

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