Do you want to see choral groups, dressed in costumes, singing mainly through the streets of the village offering humorous song? Then you should see the Carnaval Cádiz Chirigotas. These groups are also televised for the main competition COAC, but often perform in the streets through out the week. The even have on-line voting for your favorite group. Continue reading
The Carnaval of Cádiz is one of the best-known carnavals in Spain. The whole city participates in what seems to be a 10-12 day fiesta. Cádiz stakes claim to being the oldest continuously inhabited city in Spain and one of the oldest in all southwestern Europe. Continue reading
We are an incredibly lucky family! I’ll get to the details in a bit, but while we’re in Cave Land (Heidi’s post), we thought we would check out the area. It’s Friday, and today is Fiesta Nacional de España. In the U.S., it’s called Columbus Day. While a national holiday, we had been told that there wasn’t much in the way of local celebrations.
What the heck is that? Many of you have been asking about our La Tomatina experience. Well, we survived. We had a blast.
Thanks for asking…
- Making our way to the center of town