Community, Events, Fiesta

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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Community, Events, Fiesta

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

Community, Events, Fiesta

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

Events, Fiesta

Tres Tombs in Vilanova i la Geltrú

Thursday, we went to Tres Tombs in Vilanova i la Geltrú. This is a new festa (fiesta) for us but one that dates back to the thirteen hundreds. According to the Vilanova Tourism website  'On January 17 of each year the festival of the "Tres Tombs" is held, a festive patrimony of Catalonia, in honor of the… Continue reading Tres Tombs in Vilanova i la Geltrú

Fiesta, Holidays, Sitges, Xan & Bob

The Arrival of the Kings – Repost

Hola/Hello, I am reposting this blog post from last year. We had plans to go see the arrival of the Three Kings last night but opted to stay inside by the fire with a glass of wine. Hope you enjoy. A night of magic took place across Spain last night as the Three Kings followed… Continue reading The Arrival of the Kings – Repost