Madrid may not be glamorous Santa Cruz de Tenerife when it comes to carnivals but if you’re in the nation’s capital these days and want to join the party, what’s stopping you? Penitence lurks just around the dark corner of Lent and soon it will be time for penance. But not yet!
"The carnival in Madrid befits not only the feast before the lenghty and solemn Lent but also a feast that’s celebrated by one of Europe’s liveliest people"
After having been concocted to sweeten the penitential Lent, the torrijas are now around to sweeten the 365 days of the calendar year