16 images to accompany the article submission, "A new cup for Valencia"

 

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Photos, captions and text © By Robert W. Bone     


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The Holy Grail displayed behind glass in the Cathedral at Valencia. The stone cup is the dark object in the center. Metal filigree supporting it was added in later centuries. In 1982, Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass with it when visiting Valencia. (Photo by Robert W. Bone.)

 

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The America’s Cup trophy, now being displayed at America’s Cup Park on the waterfront at Valencia. (Photo by Robert W. Bone.)

 

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The Valencia Cathedral, and the landmark octagonal bell tower named Little Michael, at the end of this plaza in Valencia. (Photo by Robert W. Bone.)

 

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The carved alabaster marble façade of the National Ceramic Museum in Valencia. (Photo by Robert W. Bone.)

 

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The slim pink building squeezed between two others has been recognized as the narrowest house in the world. (Photo by Robert W. Bone.)

 

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One of several beaches in Valencia. Several stretches of sand can serve as observation points for the America’s Cup yacht races. (Photo by Robert W. Bone.)

 

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The new planetarium and Imax theater in the City of Arts and Sciences. Behind it is the new opera house, which will open in October. (Photo by Robert W. Bone.)

 

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The new science museum in the complex called the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Robert W. Bone.)

 

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The popular drink invented in Valencia and known as a horchata. It is made principally from beans known as chufa, or tiger nuts. (Photo by Robert W. Bone.)

 

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A master paella chef demonstrates his art in Valencia. The popular product, first produced in Valencia, is typically consumed in picnics on Sunday afternoons. (Photo by Robert W. Bone.)

 

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Diners slide by while on a floating picnic in the lake and wetlands known as the Albufera, just outside Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Robert W. Bone.)

 

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This portion of the waterfront in Valencia has been deemed the America’s Cup Park, and will remain there through June, 2007. (Photo by Robert W. Bone.)

 

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In one of the preliminary races this summer, the New Zealand boat (foreground) has rounded the buoy and is sailing back while Oracle, the USA entrant, and the French contender are neck and neck in the distance. (Photo by Robert W. Bone.)

 

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The Swiss boat, the Alinghi, will be defending its title during the forthcoming America’s Cup races at Valencia. This view was taken during one of the recent preliminary rounds. (Photo by Robert W. Bone.)

 

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The five most prominent members of the 15th Century Borgia family are displayed in a plaza in Gandia, a village in the Province of Valencia. (Photo by Robert W. Bone.)

 

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This is the colorful provincal flag of Valencia. The orange, red, and blue banner was once the royal flag of James I, the king of ancient Valencia.  (Photo by Robert W. Bone.)

 

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