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A historical Tuna-fishing ceremony: “La levantá”

Genuine Andalusia recently witnessed one of the most historical and spectacular Tuna-fishing ceremonies in South-West Spain: “la levantá del Atún” (The Raising of the Tuna). Along their Spring migrations from the North Sea towards the Mediterranean, some Tuna are intercepted by a complex labyrinth of nets, previously set along the coast of Cadiz, in South […]

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Andalusian Spring Fairs: The Magic Behind the Flamenco Dress

Versión en español aquí Spring is the season of festivities here in Andalusia, the most vibrant and electric being the Feria; a spectacular celebration of the incredible weather, lifestyle and culture heritage that this area has to offer. Feria is a 4 to 7 day explosion of joy and colour, taking place in different towns […]

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