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Feria

Floral feast at Feria 2016

Floral feast at Feria 2016

Flowers are always present at the Feria de Abril in Seville, the city’s huge annual party. Every woman who wears the traditional gitana dress, long with ruffles – the only regional costume which is subject to trends – has a…

The Biggest Misconceptions about Seville

You may (or indeed, may not) have noticed that lately, my blogging has been sporadic at best – not that I’ve ever been a strict twice-a-week kind of girl, if you know what I mean. Over the past few months, a…

The three Ferias of Seville: the caseta

The portada (entrance) of the Seville Feria lit up on the first night – Monday: the alumbrado. Last week was the Spring Fair here in Seville – officially called the Feria de Abril (April Fair), but this year held in…

Scenes from the Feria de Abril in Sevilla

Makes a change from sloping around the shopping centre. These young people have arranged a rendez-vous at the Feria entrance gate, the portada, a popular meeting point. They say that many people meet their media naranja – other half –…

Saturday Caption Competition

Subscribers to this blog may be somewhat surprised to see a second blog post within 24 hours. The reason for this unprecedented event is because me and my daughter were looking though the photos from our family trip to the…

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