The Fallas Festival of Valencia culminates on March 19th with a riot of fireworks and bonfires that would even inspire Burning Man to stand up and cheer.
Valencia is one of Spain’s principal ceramic centers.
After our first week here, Valencia has proven to be a veritable feast for the senses.
East of Málaga city we explored the Axarquía region, a refreshingly authentic part of southern Spain.
We visited the Costa del Sol to stroll its sweeping beachside promenade and eat Dutch snacks at one of its many northern European restaurants.
This week, we were introduced to the old, new, touristy, and authentic faces of Málaga.
For our next month-at-a-time adventure, we are getting an early start on spring in Málaga, Valencia, and Cádiz, Spain.
During our three-month trip to northern and central Spain, we resolved to visit the shrines to four Spanish saints.
The Habsburg and then the Bourbon royal families have ruled Spain for the past five centuries.
The acrimonious political divisions that led to the atrocities of the Spanish Civil War serve as a reminder to stand up and vote.