Events, Fiesta

Feliç dia de Sant Jordi! Happy Sant Jordi Day!

Today is Sant Jordi Day here in Catalonia. A day of love. Roses, books, princes, princesses, and dragons. What could be better?! “Sant Jordi or Saint George is Catalonia’s patron saint. It is the Catalan equivalent to Saint Valentine’s Day, but in Catalonia it is not about chocolate, romantic dinners and love letters. Instead, two… Continue reading Feliç dia de Sant Jordi! Happy Sant Jordi Day!

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Events, Exploring, Xan & Bob

Afternoon Tea, New Friends and Sant Jordi Day

What a fun couple of days we've had. Sunday, we went to an Afternoon Tea at TulStig DelMar in Vilanova. The owner, Mark, is in my writer's group and is a new friend. 🙂 Mark did all of the baking and it was AMAZING! Not only was all of the food wonderful but the other… Continue reading Afternoon Tea, New Friends and Sant Jordi Day

Events

Sundays in Sitges

Yesterday we wandered into Sitges ready to embrace the crowds that gathered for Sant Jordi Day. Legend has it that on this day the knight Sant Jordi (presumably St. George in England) slew the dragon and saved the princess. So on this day it is traditional for boys (knights) to give their girls (princesses) a red rose… Continue reading Sundays in Sitges