A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “The Secret Spring of Spain,” 12 April 1968

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “The Secret Spring of Spain,” 12 April 1968 »

15 Jun, 2022
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If you are not careful, you’ll miss spring in Spain altogether and spend most of your life wondering how you did it. It’s not hard, because the meteorological border is pretty indefinite; one day it is a dull, cold, rainy winter day and POW… suddenly it’s summer. There are ways to catch it though, and it all depends on how much attention you pay and where you are in the very changeable land of Spain.

HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND WITH THE MAN OF LA MANCHA. FREE HOTEL ACCOMMODATION!

HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND WITH THE MAN OF LA MANCHA. FREE HOTEL ACCOMMODATION! »

23 Jan, 2022
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Alcala de Henares will raffle off 100 free hotel double-room accommodations to promote tourism in this city where Miguel de Cervantes of the "Don Quixote" fame was born. Winners will enjoy their free hotel accommodation in April when they will be able to join the Holy Week celebrations declared Fiesta de Interes Turistico Nacional (Tourist Festival of National Interest), and other exciting events.

YOUR BASIC COURSE IN THE SPANISH SEMANA SANTA

YOUR BASIC COURSE IN THE SPANISH SEMANA SANTA »

24 Mar, 2021
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Holy Week, or Semana Santa, is a celebration of the Passion of Christ and the Sorrows of the Virgin Mary. It is a solemn occasion but it could actually be "glamorous" too. When's the Week in 2021? Sunday, 28 March - Sunday, 4 April.

STATESIDE STORIES: ‘April Showers Bring May Flowers’

STATESIDE STORIES: ‘April Showers Bring May Flowers’ »

3 Apr, 2019
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Spring - Semana Santa - Easter - Brexit - Elizabeth II

SEMANA SANTA IN SPAIN: A Post-Mortem

SEMANA SANTA IN SPAIN: A Post-Mortem »

1 Apr, 2018
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Semana Santa is fast turning into a parody of the Easter penitence that used to characterize the week of the Passion of Jesus in Catholic Spain

THE PASSION & PAGEANTRY OF THE SEMANA SANTA IN SEVILLE

THE PASSION & PAGEANTRY OF THE SEMANA SANTA IN SEVILLE »

10 Apr, 2017
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You can’t beat Seville, the land of the fiery, when it comes to the passion and pageantry of Spain’s Semana Santa

SEMANA SANTA IN AVILA. JOIN! YOU’LL LOVE IT

SEMANA SANTA IN AVILA. JOIN! YOU’LL LOVE IT »

20 Mar, 2016
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Join the celebrations of the of the Holy Week (21-27 March 2016) in Avila. It's bound to be a memorable experience for you!

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “HOLY WEEK PRELUDE”, 23 April 1976

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “HOLY WEEK PRELUDE”, 23 April 1976 »

16 Mar, 2016
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"In Spain, the Semana Santa without the religious processions would not be Semana Santa. But there's more to the Holy Week than these corteges of lifelike images of the crucified Jesus and Our Lady of Sorrows, his sorrowful mother. For the inveterate music lover concert programming need not be interrupted just because it is Holy Week"

SPAIN TODAY: “Summer” in Easter, Protest Rallies, and Fugitive Brits

SPAIN TODAY: “Summer” in Easter, Protest Rallies, and Fugitive Brits »

4 Apr, 2015
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There’s never a dull moment in this blessed side of the Iberia, much less in summery spring!