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Semana Santa Part 1: Seville

My Dad had the idea of visiting Spain this year during Easter week. Not knowing much about it I half-heartedly agreed to go along. What followed was one of the most amazing experiences of my life. 204 palabras más

Málaga {it's procession time.}

Having lived for six months in a Spain of torrential rain, I was thrilled to finally explore Andalucía, the place textbooks are made of. Andalucía became my Semana Santa destination for its sun, beaches, and the uniqueness of its Semana Santa celebrations. 264 palabras más


Nazarenos, Fake Flowers, and Hand Fans: Las Fiestas de Primavera en Sevilla

From the moment summer steals it away and sends Seville crawling into winter, sevillanos anticipate the return of primavera. I’ve heard spring referred to as “Seville’s season” and it is easy to see why; flowers are blooming in bursts of lavender and fuscia, … 1.019 palabras más

Seville Life

Waiting game - Semana Santa

Semana Santa (or Holy Week) in Sevilla, Spain:

People patiently waiting for the processions to come

Lots of people watching the processions, floats, nazarenos (the people with the pointy hats).. 12 palabras más


Semana Santa 2014

I’ve wanted to return to Seville since visiting in 2006 and I’ve been particularly keen to see the Holy Week celebrations. So it was a lovely treat when Paul’s mum offered us the spare room in their house on Calle Levíes for Easter weekend. 1.925 palabras más


Domingo de Ramos

It’s Palm Sunday and all over the world, people will be marking the start of Easter Week. I’m not that religious myself (I went to Catholic school and sung in a church choir throughout my childhood, but that’s probably the extent of it), but there is something undeniably enchanting about the celebrations which are afoot in the Christian church at this time of year, especially in Southern Spain. 414 palabras más