Celebrations

If there is anything the Andalusians master, it is the art of celebrating life. No matter hardship or economic crises, they will always find a reason to party and celebrate their religion. In all Andalusia they have a yearly ‘Romeria’, a pilgrimage where they will walk ‘their’ Virgin to a sanctuary or just take her out to the countryside. Once arrived at their … More Celebrations

Devotion

‘Semana Santa’, the Easter celebration, is taken very seriously in Andalusia. Every city, town or even the smallest village has been for months preparing their robes and attributes for the daily processions starting on ‘Domingo de Ramos’, Palm Sunday and continuing daily – depending on the size of the population – until the week after … More Devotion

Flight into Reality

This morning, as many mornings, we went for a walk just straight from our house. My head was filled with worries, same old same old, money things. But the longer I walked the more I felt disconnected to that ‘silly thing called economy’. I fled into reality.. Another spring has come and we’re still here. No, we … More Flight into Reality