Archive for April 11, 2017





When I first chose to embark on my Spanish adventure, I was determined to start in Valencia, city of delicious paella, sun, sand and oranges. But after life took its turns, I ended up falling so deeply in love with Madrid, that I wasn’t ready to abandon my newly found love after just two weeks. […]

via Valencia — Coffee, Guac & Travel


I had enrolled in the Beginner’s class, and found out that there are things we needed to learn first. She taught us about Compás, which are the rhythms used in each palo or style. She started with Alegrias for us beginners, teaching us the rhythm with clapping hands. In the Spanish expression, sometimes the teacher […]

via Compás — Flamenco Dance


After a 6 hour bus ride, we arrived in Sevilla (Seville) this Friday. Almost immediately after arriving to our hotel we walked to the flamenco museum. Here are some things you should know about Flamenco: Not everyone in Spain knows how to dance Flamenco. That is actually a stereo type equivalent to thinking all Americans […]

via A Weekend in Sevilla — Blair in the World

Spain


Spain, although a common destination and residence for retired Brits, due primarily to proximity and economical lifestyle, is barely on the radar for vacationing Americans. Preferring instead the glitz and glamour of Paris, Prague’s medieval origins and design, and the charm of Rome and Venice, American travel to Europe tends to focus on the time-tested, […]

via Wonders of Spain: Andalusia — Musings on Arab Culture


“Creativity is about play and a kind of willingness to go with your intuition.If you know where you are going and what you are going to do, why do it?” Frank Gehry

via Panama highlights: engineering feats, architecture, and butterflies. — Jill’s Scene


Last night, all of the students in the program walked up into the Sacromonte, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Granada, to watch a flamenco show. Flamenco shows are put on regularly throughout Andalucía, the province where Granada is located. Walking through the Albaícin and Sacromonte, there are signs for flamenco shows at many restaurants. […]

via A night of flamenco — Esta Bella Vida


Enjoyed a Flamenco dance show (a spanish traditional art) in Barcelona, and unlimited Sangria! When I was in Barcelona, I wasted no time and booked to watch a flamenco show. We went to Tablao de Carmen, a performance place created as a tribute to the great flamenco dancer Carmen Amaya…

via Flamenco, Let’s Dance! — Knycx


Feb 28, 2017 Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, Carnival, Shrove Tuesday, Fasching On such a festive day it seems rather appropriate to cover Flamenco. While in Seville, in the heart of Andalusia, we have seen some Flamenco shows. Flamenco includes dancing, guitar playing, singing, vocalizations, handclapping and finger snapping. The art form dates back 250 years. […]

via Flamenco — nanjimnews

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