Note that this post, as with the entire website, can be viewed in either English or Spanish, and the language can be swapped with the flag in the upper right. Every year, my month in Spain is full. But this year, 2016, was especially so. I hope you will allow me to share with you…

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Ibiza The day after I returned from visiting a friend in Asturias in Northern Spain, I left with Maria, Maria Victoria, and Miguel for the island of Ibiza. This was a mini-excursion for the four of us from the AAA (Association of Amigos of Archaeology) which Maria had done a fantastic job of arranging for…

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The fiestas of Caravaca de la Cruz are centered around two legends that go back to the thirteenth century.  The first legend concerns the horses.  The festival is known for the races of decorated horses – the wine horses.  In the thirteenth century, there was a siege by the Muslims and the Christian residents took…

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