Friday, November 30, 2007

Weekend diary, part 3

Saturday, 24 November (continued, still)

Not so much to read this time around, but a couple of videos to watch.

The first is yet more walking. We did a lot of that, did I mention? This time through the lovely Turia Park.

The second video is from the jaw-dropping City of Arts & Sciences, just wandering around leisurely.

I love the sounds on both of these video clips, just stuff and sometimes chit chat and sometimes industrial clanging or children shouting. But sometimes just an incredible silence that is almost unfathomable in the middle of a huge city. Wonderful.

Thanks for watching. And have a great weekend.

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Blogger Martha Elaine Belden said...

i want to meet that architect and shake his hand. that place is amazing!

and i'm with you on the sound of silence. that's so amazing. what a great trip!

30 November, 2007 17:48  
Blogger Milla said...

Oh such an amazing construction!

*Aste, sei tu che dici' Guarda che si riflette...'? Sei bravissimo! But your accent is from Veneto..hmmmmm...
I love Red's coat. Very now :)

30 November, 2007 17:58  
Blogger * (asterisk) said...

Martha: He's pretty rad dude, right? Y'know, but I hardly noticed the silence while there, in the moment. It's only now, cutting some footage together, that I listen and hear nothing. Amazing...

Milla: I know. And vast. you must go. No, that's not me speaking in Italian. Valencia e' piena di italiani. Pienissima, cioe'! The red coat helps me to not get lost...

30 November, 2007 18:03  
Blogger Red said...

Milla, if my coat is very now it's because it went out of fashion and came into fashion again! I bought it in New York in 2002...

30 November, 2007 18:29  
Blogger furiousBall said...

Wow, that place is amazing. you need know anything about architecture (like me) to appreciate how wonderful that is

30 November, 2007 20:28  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

what a spectacular place. And Reds jacket included. Some things are just classics no matter what year you get them in.

01 December, 2007 03:51  
Blogger Milla said...

Red: it is a beautiful coat indeed. I have seen lots of red coats around this year, and red boots. Red NEVER goes out of fashion eh eh

01 December, 2007 10:46  
Blogger Red said...

Aye, that's me... a timeless classic!

01 December, 2007 13:43  
Blogger FOUR DINNERS said...

I'm in the 'monstrous carbuncle' mindset of old Charlie. Can't beat traditional architecture. It's got soul.

01 December, 2007 14:04  
Blogger tweetey30 said...

To both of you that was awsome and Red you are very beautiful. You have a lucky hubby and Asterisk you are lucky to have her. Thanks for sharing.

01 December, 2007 17:18  
Blogger Gardenia said...

Wonderful videos - with the sounds, easy to get caught up in a certain wonderful mood of the places. Those buildings are awesome. Oh, I want to go there!

02 December, 2007 23:26  

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