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A colourful romería

A colourful romería

Last Sunday was our local romería, which I’ve blogged about before. The Romería de Torrijos takes place in Valencina de la Concepcion, near Seville, on the second Sunday of October. I covered all the historical background in the previous post –…

Big romeria’s little brother

Three weeks ago, it was our local romeria, the Romeria de Torrijos. We missed it this year, thanks to an impressive hangover, but today we made it to its little brother, Torrijos Chico. The destination for both events is the…

Getting ready for our local fiesta

This weekend is our village’s big local fiesta: the Romeria de Torrijos. The streets are decked out in bright orange and green paper decorations (green for the Andalucian flag; not sure where the orange comes from), with some fancy Christmas-style…

Romeria de Torrijos in Valencina de la Concepcion (Sevilla)

Today was our local romeria, the Romeria de Torrijos. I have written more about it in more detail on my other blog. A romeria (pilgrimage) is a typical event in Spain, when the people from the town or village carry…

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