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…aka Los Reyes Magos or Three Kings Day

This celebration typically marks the end of the festive season in Spain, though I always extend it one day more to include my birthday (natch). Last night there was the cabalgata, a parade featuring Los Reyes Magos who ride around on floats tossing sweets out to the hoards of children that line the route, and at midnight the Christmas lights were switched off. Today there will be family dinners with gifts (giving presents on Christmas Eve/Day is a relatively new practice here), then tomorrow kids go back to school and normal life begins again. Though I’m actually working today and have a biz meeting at 5 o’clock – beats just sitting around waiting for my English students to come back from their holidays.

Planned to have an epiphany today but, you know…