August 30th, 2010


A real Renaissance fair

In 1649, King Felipe IV of Spain married Mariana of Austria in the town of Navalcarnero. (Navalcarnero could be translated as "Sheepdale.") The little town still hasn't gotten over this moment of glory. Each year, it recreates the festivities. I went on Sunday and took some photos. You can see more here:

This is a public link. You don't have to have signed up for Facebook to see the photo album. Click on the thumbnails to see the full photos.

— Sue Burke

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