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Mestalla and the Bullring in Valencia

On Friday 15th May 2015, the group had guided tours of both
the Mestalla (Valencia FC's football stadium) and the Bullring.

A-set: Valencia FC football stadium, seats and pitch.
B-set: Trophy Room.
C-set: Press Room and Changing Rooms
D-Set: Lunch
E-set: Manolo's bar.
F-set: The Valencia Bullring

Photographs by Angela and Tony, Clive White, Tom Miller and Peter and Lorraine Allin.

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Mestalla-Bullring-May-2015
A01 The Mestalla Football Stadium
A01 The Mestalla Football Stadium
A02 Home of Valencia FC
A02 Home of Valencia FC
A03 Holds 55000 spectators
A03 Holds 55000 spectators
A04 Our guide Paola points out all the history
A04 Our guide Paola points out all the history
A05 Good time for a rest
A05 Good time for a rest
A06 Angela and Tony in the directors seats
A06 Angela and Tony in the directors seats
A07 Jean and Tom
A07 Jean and Tom
A08 Some rowdy fans
A08 Some rowdy fans
A09 Peter and Lorraine being Presidents
A09 Peter and Lorraine being Presidents
A10 Going out to play
A10 Going out to play
A11 These are the substitutes
A11 These are the substitutes
A12 They think its all over
A12 They think its all over
A13 Tony becomes head coach
A13 Tony becomes head coach
A14 Groundsman cutting it fine
A14 Groundsman cutting it fine
A15 Stadium lights
A15 Stadium lights
A16 Group Photo - The winners
A16 Group Photo - The winners
B00 The Trophy Room from above
B00 The Trophy Room from above
B01 The Trophy Room
B01 The Trophy Room
B02 Pennants
B02 Pennants
B03 Cups from the past
B03 Cups from the past
B04 More cups
B04 More cups
B05 Valencia 2004, the best team in the world
B05 Valencia 2004, the best team in the world
B06 Largest fan in the world
B06 Largest fan in the world
B07 Picture of the Mestalla from 1923
B07 Picture of the Mestalla from 1923
B08 The chapel
B08 The chapel
B09 Pictures of referees
B09 Pictures of referees
B10 The current team - Together Again
B10 The current team - Together Again
C01 Angela in the Press Room
C01 Angela in the Press Room
C02 Ken hammers home a point
C02 Ken hammers home a point
C03 Pauline knows all the moves
C03 Pauline knows all the moves
C04 The Home Team Dressing Room
C04 The Home Team Dressing Room
C05 Getting ready to play
C05 Getting ready to play
C06 Paolo and Tony share a moment
C06 Paolo and Tony share a moment
C07 Paola and Tony discuss where the showers are
C07 Paola and Tony discuss where the showers are
C08 The Mestalla from outside
C08 The Mestalla from outside
C09
C09
C10
C10
D01 Lunch in a local restaurant
D01 Lunch in a local restaurant
D02
D02
E01 The bar of Manolo
E01 The bar of Manolo
E02 Looking for a scarf
E02 Looking for a scarf
E03 Lots of memorabilia
E03 Lots of memorabilia
E04 A Manolo-lookalike
E04 A Manolo-lookalike
E05 Drums
E05 Drums
E06 David with an outlaw
E06 David with an outlaw
E07 The famous drum of Manolo
E07 The famous drum of Manolo
E08 The bar
E08 The bar
F01 Coach to the Bullring
F01 Coach to the Bullring
F02
F02
F03 The Bullring, modelled on the Colliseum
F03 The Bullring, modelled on the Colliseum
F04 Our Guide
F04 Our Guide
F05 Custumes worn by the bull fighters
F05 Custumes worn by the bull fighters
F06 Tony bravely stands behind Angela
F06 Tony bravely stands behind Angela
F07 Into the ring
F07 Into the ring
F08 Karen challenges our guide
F08 Karen challenges our guide
F09
F09
F10 Above the holding pens
F10 Above the holding pens
F11 Our guide raises his sword
F11 Our guide raises his sword
F12 All paying attention
F12 All paying attention
F12
F12
F13 Yvonne thinks she sees a bull
F13 Yvonne thinks she sees a bull
F14 It is only a van
F14 It is only a van
F15 Last picture before leaving
F15 Last picture before leaving
G01 The flower bridge of Valencia
G01 The flower bridge of Valencia
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