sevilla: semana santa, favorite moments

With Holy Week on hold due to coronavirus, there’s no better time to relive some of my favorite moments from previous years. Sure, the Vatican may allow a grand procession after quarantine is over & there’s even talk of celebrating Semana Santa in September. Whatever. Festivities should have begun today. It’s a moment many sevillanos look forward to all year long, including me…

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spain: arcos de la frontera

Arcos de la Frontera, panorama, Iglesia de San Pedro

Royalty aside, I’ve developed my own personal history with Arcos over the past 20 years. While working for Rick Steves & taking groups there, I’ve seen the town go through several phases in development with varied hotel staff & restaurants that come & go. But one thing remains constant: that gorgeous view…

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