San Isidro Festivity in Madrid, Spain June 12th 2011 Madrid, the capital city of Spain caught my attention when I read from Haagsche Courant newspaper on May 2010 that the city celebrates San Isidro Festival yearly from May 11-15 in honor of the patron saint San Isidro and his wife Sta. Maria dela Caveza.
Sariaya, a small town where I grew up in the Philippiness also celebrates San Isidro as patron saint on May 15. I became very curious and sugges ... read more
Europe » Spain » District of Madrid » Madrid Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
Immigrated in The Netherlands and married to a Dutch guy, likes taking (budget yet comfortable) city trips, interested in exploring both touristic and non-touristic spots of a specific city, likes to search for eateries/restaurants where locals hang out, likes to get to know a city and its culture/traditions, combine festivity and city trip, fond of taking video shots to share with family and friends.... full info