Community, Events, Fiesta

Simply The Best Merry-Go-Round Ever

Simple joys. Simple pleasures. A simple merry-go-round that brought smiles and giggles to young children and to the lovely man making it go-round.  I could have watched the kids and his interaction with them all day. https://vimeo.com/372377591/bc6b18c162 Look how far they swing out! The kids would hold out their hands and he would pull them… Continue reading Simply The Best Merry-Go-Round Ever

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Carnaval in Vilanova i la Geltrú – Les Comparses

Today is the third and final post on the festivities of Carnaval in Vilanova i la Geltrú! I know Carnaval has finished but just think of this as extending the party. Last Sunday morning Mark and I met in his barrio and walked down into town. He had warned me to wear shoes that I wouldn't… Continue reading Carnaval in Vilanova i la Geltrú – Les Comparses

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Carnaval in Vilanova i la Geltrú – Friday’s Parade

Today is the second of three posts on the festivities of Carnaval in Vilanova i la Geltrú! You can read the first post here. Friday we held our writers' group at my house and followed it with a short walk in the vineyard. Then we headed to Vilanova for the festivities. As we walked into town… Continue reading Carnaval in Vilanova i la Geltrú – Friday’s Parade

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Carnaval in Vilanova i la Geltrú – Meringada

Today is the first of three posts on the festivities of Carnaval in Vilanova i la Geltrú! I have never attended Carnaval or Mardi Gras and truthfully have never really had any interest. Our friend Mark has been telling us about how special Carnaval is in Vilanova and how different it is from others in the… Continue reading Carnaval in Vilanova i la Geltrú – Meringada

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A chance conversation in Moja

Do you find sometimes that a random conversation with a complete stranger can change your day? We had that experience yesterday. We went to Moja to stop by the butchers, Mitjans, for a couple of items. I previously told you about them here. We parked the car and started walking back up the street when… Continue reading A chance conversation in Moja