Monthly Archives: August 2016

Spain at the Olympics

Spain first competed in the 1900 Olympics in Paris. Since competing in 1920, they have only missed two Olympic games: the 1936 event in Berlin and the 1956 games in Melbourne (the latter in protest against the Soviet Union invading

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Aste Nagusia

After a while, Spanish festivals may seem to blur into a strange blend of processions, fire and building giant figures (you’ve got to have giant figures and fires), but they’re all driven from local customs and culture, their idiosyncrasies coming

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