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About Jimena de la Frontera, the province of Cadiz and Spain as a whole, focused on this small village in the mountains

The Night of San Juan approaches

noche-de-san-juan2 To some extent, La Noche de San Juan is the equivalent of the English Bonfire Night – if only because of the bonfires. The dates don’t coincide: Spain’s is on the night of June 23, and the fires get lit at midnight. Another difference: Spain’s are usually on the beach, at least in the dry South and on almost any beach. You write down a wish on a piece of paper that gets burned up; if you wish for a great, fun time, it’s bound to come true…

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