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Though considered evil, witchcraft is a fascinating subject to most. Though most witches were most often people who simply worshiped the sun and moon while tripping off of natural herbs, in ancient times they were connected to demonic activities like orgies, sacrifices, and even vampirism. Quite a thing to be condemned for!
Many Spanish towns were full of mysticism and witchcraft in the 16th and 17th centuries. During these times witches were accused of worshipping the devil, casting spells on people, and where often burned at the stake.
The town of Zugarramurdi is one such town where hundreds were accused of sorcery More >
A hot trend in travel is to go somewhere and well, do something… something of value that is. You can go green, do some volunteer work, or take a crash cooking course. Since we love food that’s finger lickin’ good, we’ll take the latter please!
Spanish cooking is a huge international trend too. It’s long been known that some of the best restaurants on the globe are located in the country, particularly El Bulli, which has held the title of world’s finest restaurant for three years running.
Though you may not come out as fine a chef as El Bulli’s Ferran Adria, you More >
This phrase becomes literal during Buñol, Spain’s La Tomatina. You see, it all began in 1945, when a group of rowdy youngsters taunted parade participants one hot summer day. One of the ‘giants’ on stilts took a tumble because of the debauchery. He then proceeded to get up and start roughing up the teens. A massive rumble in the village square ensued and luckily for La Tomatina, a nearby fruit stand became an armory as people launched fruits and veggies at anybody standing in their way. Though it was stopped by officials, a group of young people gathered again the More >