A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “The  Kings and I,” 2 January 1970

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “The Kings and I,” 2 January 1970 »

5 Jan, 2023
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"Once a year, I get my shoes neatly polished on the eve of the Feast of the Three Kings. According to the ancient and charming Spanish custom, on the night of January 5th, the three Kings pause by my apartment building, squeeze their camels into the elevator. But this year, frankincensuously, I'm not sure that the Kings are going to come my way. I'd guess that the cost of supporting a camelcade would run high. My most reliable source, the year-old son of my portero, assures me, though, that despite all the difficulties, the Kings will arrive in Madrid this year."

MADRID KICKS OFF 2021 WITH NEW MOBILITY RESTRICTIONS!

MADRID KICKS OFF 2021 WITH NEW MOBILITY RESTRICTIONS! »

4 Jan, 2021
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Way to go!

WHO WOULD KIDS RATHER HAVE, SANTA OR THE MAGI?

WHO WOULD KIDS RATHER HAVE, SANTA OR THE MAGI? »

6 Jan, 2019
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Chances are that Spanish children would have both The Magi and Santa!  Think about it, two bountiful bearers of gifts instead of just one, from the East and from the West, and the Royals coming right on the jovial heels of Ho Ho Ho!

SPAIN CELEBRATES PECULIAR NEW YEAR’S EVE

SPAIN CELEBRATES PECULIAR NEW YEAR’S EVE »

18 Dec, 2015
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“The students trooped to the plaza to celebrate the end of the old year and ring in the new which will not even begin until after the Reyes in 2016”

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS IN MADRID FOR  ¡FELICES FIESTAS!

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS IN MADRID FOR ¡FELICES FIESTAS! »

4 Dec, 2013
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A list of streets and parking lots that are likely to have restricted access during the Yuletide Season.