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2 November 2015

Week 46: Fira de Tots Sants, Cocentaina

Filed under: — Administrator @ 22:07

About 60 km north-west of Alicante is a small mountain town called Cocentaina. It is known around here for two things; one is the restaurant L’Escaleta with its Michelin star, and the other is the annual Fira de Tots Sants (Feria de todos los Santos in standard Spanish), a combination of medieval market, regular market, amusement fair and general merriment that takes over the entire town centre and attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors during the All Saints Day weekend.

But first a few dog walk and cycling pictures as usual.

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There were some nice clouds in the mountains, so I indulged in some black & white photography while out on two wheels. The road to Busot:
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Busot:
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Burger King:
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A golf course inhabitant:
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Morning light, Calle Enric Valor:
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Morning light, Calle Britannia:
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The guardian of the front door:
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The remaining images are from the fiesta in Cocentaina.

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Meat:
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Flags and laundry:
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More meat:
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Lottery vendors:
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Stallkeepers:
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Phallos symbol 1:
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Phallos symbol 2:
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Besides the fair, we also took in the town itself, which is quite pretty:
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Looking down:
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Gate:
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Witch doll:
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Carrousel:
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Pedal power:
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Anticipation:
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Mini Ferris wheel:
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Global culture:
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Couple:
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Tower on the hill:
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Tower and pylon:
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The surrounding mountains illuminated by the setting sun:
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1 Comment »

  1. Thanks for the tour and wonderful details 🙂

    Comment by Brian — 3 November 2015 @ 18:13

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