Good Friday in Alicante
Last night we went into Alicante city to see the Good Friday processions. As you can see from the photograph here, we were slightly alarmed that the Ku Klux Klan were in town… but rest assured they are the Brotherhood (or Cofradï¿½as) and this is their traditional dress. After the street procession, we headed into […]
Alicante Carnival 2006
We went into Alicante City centre on Saturday night to see the Carnival celebrations. Since this was our first ‘Carnival’ experience, we decided against going in fancy dress – so we didn’t look like eejits… When we got there, everyone was in fancy dress!!! Hope you enjoy the photos as much as Kieran and I […]
The Festival of the Three Kings
Today is the Epiphany. Back in the UK it’s not a national holiday, yet it is over here – they love it! We went out into San Juan last night to watch the celebrations… it started off as a normal festival with floats and costumes, then we noticed that all the kids had plastic bags… these […]
Happy Nine Year?!
As they say in Spain… ¡Feliz Año Nuevo! So after getting her NIE number sorted, Lucy says to the guy behind the counter, “¡Feliz Año Nueve!”. To which he just looks very confused and turned away. It wasn’t until later that we realised that she mispronounced Nuevo (new) by saying Nueve (nine) – so now […]