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Seville comes to life with Feria de Abril celebrations – in pictures

The Andalusian capital’s April festival traditionally begins two weeks after Easter, which means it can fall in May, despite its name. The celebration started as a cattle fair in 1847 and now features bullfighting and opulent parades, attracting the city’s high society



In Spain, there is a flamenco festival called Feria. Sevilla’s Feria de Abril is one of the most famous and beautiful. Sevillians really do get into it. 432 more words

Dressed in Flamenco

The Flamenco dress has transformed and evolved time after time through the ages, but at the same time maintained the old. Its origen dates back to the old cattle markets where the travelling women, most of Romani heritage, came dressed in these simple ensembles with a few ruffles and an apron. 381 more words


From Columbus' grave to the Attack of the Clones in Seville. Vom Grab Kolumbus' bis zum Angriff der Klonkrieger in Sevilla. Desde la tumba de Cristóbal Colón hasta el Ataque de los Clones in Sevilla.

I recently checked my personal travel statistics and the foreign country where I have stayed for the longest time is still India, but the country which I visited most often is Spain. 1,359 more words


Seville - finding my inner flamenco

“If you want to catch a parrot, build a cage”

I’m in Seville, hunting for my inner flamenco. I was expecting it to ooze from every plaza, with passion and music and dance surrounding me as soon as I stepped off the train. 413 more words


School stories: Seville

Seville is slightly off the beaten path of US 280 in the western half of Wilcox County.

Pronounced See’vil, it was a town once right in the thick of things, on the highway and in population. 275 more words

School Stories

My favorite hotel in Seville?

Well, one of them, at any rate, is the gorgeously appointed Alfonso XIII.  Here is their luscious inner courtyard. The public spaces here are truly extraordinary. 15 more words