Ragtag Saturday: Gone fishing

This fisherman is trying for his daily catch on Valencia’s River Túria. I found him on the staircase of the Horchateria Santa Catalina.

Horchateria? Yes: it’s a café where you go to drink horchata, a traditional Valencian drink made with dried and sweetened tiger nuts. It’s rather good, if a little sweet.

Anyway, we were just leaving after our break when we spotted this bucolic scene. And it reminded me that we haven’t yet gone for a walk along the Túria, Valencia’s river-that-is-not-a-river. More of that tomorrow.

Today’s Ragtag Challenge is ‘River’.


Author: margaret21

I'm retired and living in North Yorkshire, where I walk as often as I can, write, volunteer, and travel as often as I can.

11 thoughts on “Ragtag Saturday: Gone fishing”

    1. Susan, I think it would be right up your street. Not too big to be daunting. Not too overwhelmingly touristy. The pleasures of mooching in such an attractive town are many, and there are enough sites to keep Amy culture-vulture happy. I haven’t written much about them this time, having done so last November. And food? Yum.

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  1. I like those decorative painted tiles. I had to look up tiger nuts. Now that I know they are tubers from a certain kind of sedge, I will be looking into the sedges growing wild in our garden …

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