Valladolid. Carnival Queen / Królowa karnawału

A crowd fills up the space around the Fransisco Cantón Rosado square. Municipal town hall cloisters which tower over it, play a role of a loge seating. Yet still the best view is from the first row. Since noon one could already see people placing their chairs, stools and beer crates (mainly from the local favorite beer Sol) here. Kids do not need to rush, … Continue reading Valladolid. Carnival Queen / Królowa karnawału

Tangier. All the tastes of medina / Wszystkie smaki medyny

Tangier’s name derives most likely from the Semitic word tigisis which means nothing less but “a harbor”. This proud city has been playing a vital commercial role throughout the ages. First established by the Carthaginians it has been an object of continual battles between foreign powers, for which the harbor in North Africa was a gate into The Dark Continent. Romans, the Portuguese, the English, … Continue reading Tangier. All the tastes of medina / Wszystkie smaki medyny