La Cremá

402px-FireThe culmination of the long Fallas celebration, and of the long year of preparations, is La Cremá, the burning of the torches, or fallas. This begins with the setting alight of the infantíls at 10 pm on the night [More….]

Born to burn

ear trumpetsmallWe’re almost to the end of my posts about various aspects of Las Fallas in Valencia. It’s taken a while to put into words and pictures all the amazing things we’ve seen, though that’s nothing to the hundreds of thousands of person-hours that went into the making and destroying of the fallas. [More….]