Valencia España con Gabrielle

Posted by Pat on March 27, 2016 in Travel |

24-25 March 2016  –  Maundy Thursday and Good Friday Our drive from Málaga along the Mediterranean Coast Highway is clear and smooth as we zip our little Volkswagen Polo around and through the Sierra Nevadas. This is Spain as I imagine: brown, open and arid land, hills and mountain ranges in the distance. These provinces of […]

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España’s Semana Santa

Posted by Gabrielle on March 27, 2016 in Travel |

By Gabrielle Bremer – Through the Lens Photography Semana Santa, or Holy Week, is celebrated by Spanish Catholics. It is a breath-taking celebration that takes place from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday (March 20th-27th this year). This is a week of annual commemoration of the Passion of Jesus Christ; it is filled with music, costumes, and […]

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Málaga España con Gabrielle 

Posted by Pat on March 26, 2016 in Travel |

22-23 March 2016 Plans for museums and historical landmarks fly out the window after five minutes of bearing witness to a Semana Santa procession. Skip the Picasso Museum, another church, the park, the Alcazaba Palace. Save our energy. This time of year is all about the spectacle of the cofradias. Having the stamina for Holy […]

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Granada España con Gabrielle

Posted by Pat on March 25, 2016 in Travel |

21 March 2016 Granada, land of dreams for me My song becomes gypsy-like When it is for you. My song made of fantasy My song a melancholy flower That I come to give to you. We collect our car and head south to Andalusia, Spain’s rocky, sun-baked southern coastal region Here is embodied much of […]

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