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    LEGACY OF MUSLIM VALENCIA

    ##Valencia was a Muslim town for well over 500 years. The Moors ruled over a prosperous, expanding city but how much of their legacy remains? The great Moorish General, Tariq Ibn Ziyad, a former slave who had risen through the ranks and had already conquered most of Southern and central Spain with a small but […]

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    VALENCIA MUSIC… ‘KIRUU’ WITH HIS LATEST ALBUM “SUPER FEO EXPRESS”

    24/7 Valencia: Tell us something about your background, travels and experiences… Kiruu: Originally of Irish-English origin, I grew up between Tanzania and Kenya. I’ve also lived and worked in Valencia in Spain, Argentina, France, and travelling widely around the globe. These experiences have coloured my music with styles and languages that form an integral part […]

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    DOG REFUGE IN VALENCIA

    No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich. – Louis Sabin With its numerous parks, open spaces and of course ‘El Rio’ Garden of the Turia meandering through the centre, Valencia is a great place to own a dog. I love nearly all animals… not insects, […]

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    VALENCIA MUSIC…MANOLO VALLS (EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW)

    24/7 VALENCIA:Tell us something about your musical training and education… MANOLO VALLS: I started my musical training very young at the Musical Casino of Godella, my town, but the teaching methods of the time were not very suitable for young children and did not do you any favours if you really loved music. However, my […]

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    SIX WINES FROM VALENCIA AND SEVEN CHAMPAGNES

    >##This month we look at six wines from DO Valencia and seven Champagnes from Taittinger. DO Valencia. DO Valencia covers the parts of the province not covered by DO Utiel-Requena and DO Cava. Alicante and Castellon have their own controlling bodies. It is split into a number of sub-zones which cover the area from Xativa […]

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    VALENCIA…STATION TO STATION

    ##There is something magnificent and Jules Verne-like about old mainline railway stations that their clean-lined, concrete & glass modern counterparts can never quite recapture…however beautifully designed. The ultra-fast AVE (Alta Velocidad Española) train arrived in Valencia at a purpose-built station in 2010. As Valencia advances into a new age of high-speed rail links, underground tunnels […]

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    ‘CENTRO ÓPTICO LOSAN’ IN VALENCIA

    ##24/7 VALENCIA:Could you tell us more about your services and expertise? CENTRO ÓPTICO LOSAN: We have over 20 years of experience dedicated exclusively to vision care. Located in C/ Fontanars dels Alforins in the Patraix barrio of Valencia, our centre has specialists in optometry and contactology. At ‘CENTRO ÓPTICO LOSAN’ we control the development of […]

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    Cánovas district (VALENCIA)

    ##Building started on what we now call Cánovas in 1912. It was part of the turn of the century ‘Ensanche’ or suburban expansion of the city propelled by the profits and needs of the newly rich, upper middle-class industrialists and traders in rice and oranges who wished to make their mark on the city and […]

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