Where in Spain Wednesday – Sevilla’s “Las Setas” (The Mushrooms)
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Sevilla’s “Las Setas” (The Mushrooms)

Hello everybody! After last week’s Gaudí post, I’m back with more bizarre architecture from Spain!  This week, it’s a sculpture in Sevilla. It’s known as “Las Setas” (“The Mushrooms”) because of their weird shape. It’s officially the Metro Parasol. They were originally supposed to be done in 2007, but it was under construction the whole … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Sevilla’s Feria de Abril
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Sevilla’s Feria de Abril

In honor of Sevilla’s famous Feria de Abril, which is happening this week, here’s one of my favorite photos from last year’s Feria – a bunch of girls in their flamenco dresses enjoying the carnival.  This part of the fair takes places in the Calle del Infierno – Hell Street. It’s bursting with bright attractions … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday: Sitges’ Wild Carnaval Celebrations
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Where in Spain Wednesday: Sitges’ Wild Carnaval Celebrations

Today is the last day of Carnaval, so instead of a proper place photo, I’ve got a snap from my partying in Sitges! Sitges is a little beach town south of Barcelona, and it’s famous for its huge, flamboyant, and wild gay community. Combine that with an occasion to break out feathers, glitter, and masks, … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Sevilla’s Plaza de España
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Sevilla’s Plaza de España

It’s Wednesday, so I’ve got another photo from my time in Sevilla. This time, it’s from Sevilla’s famous Plaza de España, which is definitely one of my favorite things in the city. You might recognize it from the Star Wars movies – they turned it into a space palace for them!  The Plaza de España … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Carmona
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Carmona

When I was living in Sevilla, I got to see tons of the lesser-known sights of the region, like the small town of Carmona.   Carmona historically has pretty extensive mix of cultures and religions, like a lot of Andalucía. Whoever was the current conqueror of the region just built their important buildings on top … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday – Sevilla’s Plaza del Triunfo
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Where in Spain Wednesday – Sevilla’s Plaza del Triunfo

Hello everybody! I’ve been so jet-lagged I haven’t been posting much lately, but here’s my regular Where in Spain Wednesday post – a bit later than usual, as California is 9 hours behind Spain.  This is the beautiful Plaza del Triunfo in Sevilla. The plaza itself is stunning, but the view of the cathedral and … Continue reading