Category Archive for: ‘Semana Santa – Easter in Andalucia’

Good Friday Ronda Procession

Semana Santa (Holy Week), Easter 2013 in Andalucía, Spain

I’m often asked about the Holy Week here in Spain. It’s truly one of the most extraordinarily Spanish cultural events …

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Easter In Yunquera Andalucia

Easter Sunday, Sierra de las Nieves Natural Park

Went to mountain village of Yunquera for Sunday Lunch – took in the Easter procession. Couldn´t believe even the young …

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Easter In Istan

An Easter Sunday afternoon in the pueblo of Istan

Istan is a small mountain village, within spitting distance of Marbella. Like most small municipalities here, they used to run …

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Easter In Malaga Semana Santa Andalucia

Traditional Easter Processions in Malaga, Andalucia

Incense filled the streets; crowds spilled into the streets; street vendors had arrived early to secure the best trading spots, …

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Baby Jesus

Nino Jesus – Baby Jesus icons for sale in Malaga

Spain is a remarkably modern country, having left the years of Franco well and truly in the past.  This is …

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Saturday – as seen by my phone camera

Saturday night we went to Ronda for a midnight mass and the Christening of a nephew and niece ofmy partner, …

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Tuesday – as seen by my phone camera

Well, it is Semana Santa.  It’s Easter and this was my little treat tonight – a tiny basket of chocolate …

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Roaming in Ronda

From my experience so far, it’s hard to keep to a schedule in Spain. One always has to factor in …

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