“En un lugar de La Mancha…” (Somewhere in La Mancha) are the first words of the worldwide famous novel “Don Quijote” by Miguel de Cervantes. It took me almost a year to read it and I thought it was the best novel I’ve ever read and probably the best book. Here I bring a synopsis of its content: “The story follows the adventures of a … Continue reading En un lugar de La Mancha…
These days we are celebrating the Seville April Fair or Feria de Sevilla, which is one of the most important celebrations in the city. A big area in the neighborhood of Los Remedios is covered by hundreds of casetas, temporal decorated tents, where people dance sevillanas, drink wine and have fun with family and friends. Most of the women wear their flamenco dress and flowers … Continue reading Say yes to the flamenca dress!
I’ve been to Carmona once. It was for a weekend in October 2014, almost 3 years ago. Luckily I wrote in a notebook lot of quotes about my experience so now I can write this post. We decided to visit it because it is very close to where I live, only 30 minutes driving from home, and I thought it could be a good destiny … Continue reading Carmona, the bright star of Europe
TransBike Europe is my friend Bart Bloem pedaling from Malaga to Aurich. He says in the description: Many things inspired me for this adventure but, at the end, there are three main things that I plan to achieve with this trip. First of all, I plan to start in Malaga (City in Spain where my mother comes from) and to finish in Aurich (a small … Continue reading Transbike Andalusia
In my city it is possible to find legends and tales about not successful weddings, unhappy brides, unhappy wives, women who never find a husband, unfaithful women, etc. These stories normally focus in the female virtue. My intention with this post is to leave some of the places in Seville that we can put in relation to getting married. Continue reading Never getting married
Sierra Norte Natural Park is part of Sierra Morena Biosphere Reserve, where the well-known Galician band of castles was built. The landscape of oaks in Sierra Morena is called dehesa, and it has very high social importance in the Iberian peninsula. In this area I have visited Constantina, Alanís, Cazalla and San Nicolas. Continue reading Sierra Norte Natural Park (Seville)
Two days ago I read this article and I thought it would be a good idea to write about the Museum of Andalusian Autonomy for the #MuseumWeek The museum is in Coria del Rio, a town very close to Seville. I highly recommend to visit it because it is a perfect way to get in contact with the contemporary history of Andalusia. In the entrance … Continue reading The House of Blas Infante in Coria del Río (Seville)