La Vieja!

Tomorrow is “La Vieja”, a local holiday where schoolchildren are given the day off to go into the fields and throw stones at figures of old ladies (la vieja) until they burst and scatter sweets across the ground. Its a holiday that is only really celebrated in Turre, Mojacar, Los Gallardos, Bedar, Vera, Garrucha, Antas and Cuevas. It’s always the third Thursday in March. Rumour has it that it celebrates the crucifiction and stoning of Continue reading La Vieja!