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Modern and timeless: Valencia, a cosmopolitan Spanish city with an ancient backdrop, keeps its bloody tradition

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Despite a founding date of 138 B.C. and several prominent buildings that date to the 14th century, the feeling in Valencia, Spain, is distinctly modern. The historic structures aren’t crumbling – the city doesn’t seem ancient, but timeless. In a golf shirt and leather loafers, I am unnoticed in the sea of jackets and collars, dresses and bags, sandals, heels […]

Ancient Sagunto: A city of the ages

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It was after four weeks of paperwork, moving furniture and generally getting used to my surroundings that I made my first serious daytrip from my home in Gandia, Spain. The destination was Sagunto, a pueblo 30 minutes north of Valencia by train. Sagunto, called Saguntum by the Romans, has been continuously inhabited since it was founded by Greeks in the […]

Contributing writer Hunter Reardon begins a series of travelogues from Spain, Europe

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The Observer Abroad

When I first set foot in a newsroom, it was 2013, and I was a 17-year-old senior at Maggie Walker Governor’s School. I had secured an internship at Richmond Magazine, and on my first day, I shook hands with Jack Cooksey, then-editor of the monthly publication. I may have hoped – but could not have known – that it would […]

Observer At Large

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