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The Belén of Arcos de la Frontera-Peace to You this Holiday Season

DSC_0064I had originally intended to write about Granada in this next post of my Spain series, but with Christmas only days away, my mind is wandering to a remarkable nativity display that we stumbled upon in Arcos de la Frontera. Arcos might just be the most dramatic of the Andalusian Pueblos Blancos (white villages) that dot southern Spain. The old town, perched atop a high cliff is renowned for its spine-tingling views, and impossibly narrow streets. It was along one of these tiny streets, that we came upon a small, unassuming door with a sign that read “Belén”. Truth be told, “Belén” did not immediately register with us, but “Free”, posted underneath, sure did. Continue reading

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