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Semana Santa

Here in southeast Spain Holy Week, the week between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday, is a time of penance, prayer and processions. On Thursday we took the bus into Almeria to watch one of the processions, and it was memorable. 643 palabras más


melty meringue nazarenos

People often comment on how Nazarenos look sinister, even without the obvious KKK reference. Well, this week while out on a Triana Tapas Tour (perfect for midday tours during Semana Santa – it was lovely and quiet over there!) I happened across a bakery that was closed for the holidays. 41 palabras más


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