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‘JARRAMPLAS’, PIORNAL -EXTREMADURA-

Saint Sebastian Day was approaching and I did not have time enough to drive up to the city of San Sebastián -The Basque Country-. So, this year, instead of enjoying my beloved ‘Tamborrada‘, I decided to travel closer, to Piornal, in the Valle del Jerte (Extremadura), where the ‘JARRAMPLAS’ festival is celebrated on the same dates.

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Cádiz Carnival, -Andalucía-

It was something pending on my list and I did not want to wait any longer. As the Carnival of Cádiz is one of the most famous in Spain, I had to go there and explore the entire city to experience all that was going on during Carnival.

Unlike most carnivals, focus on the showiness of the costumes, the imaginative attire is which people in Cádiz give more importance to.  However, the main attraction of this carnival is the criticism, parody, and sarcasm involving the city during these days.

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