The Best Of The Alhama De Granada Carnival

Do I really have to go in this?

Do I really have to go in this?

First, he went as a dalmatian, but people weren’t really sure what he was – a cow perhaps? But still, isn’t he cute in that costume?

Son: This is silly...Mom: How fun is this, huh?

Son: This is silly…
Mom: How fun is this, huh?

The following year, it was an Elephant.

carnaval-torrero

And then, the cutest Flamenco guitar player ever….

And yes, that is a tong! much needed scary monster weapon!

And yes, that is a pair of tongs! much needed scary monster weapon!

The following weekend that year, he wanted to go as a scary ghost…..THAT is the best we could come up with.

Where the Smurf are we? Up the smurfin' creek without a paddle, that's where!

Where the Smurf are we?
Up the smurfin’ creek without a paddle, that’s where!

Then there was the year of the Smurfs

But the following day, he wanted to go as

Through the years I have been known by many names. Diablo Gato, The Furry Lover, Chupa Cabra, Frisky Two Times and then The Gingerhead man. But to most I am Puss in Boots, outlaw!

Through the years I have been known by many names. Diablo Gato, The Furry Lover, Chupa Cabra, Frisky Two Times and then The Gingerhead man. But to most I am Puss in Boots, outlaw!

 

Puss n Boots

And for this year, he went as a

carnaval-roman

a roman soldier.. and from then on, our life has been all about roman ruins and swords..

I wonder what next year holds for us.

Thinking about coming to visit during the Alhama de Granada carnaval?

The carnaval dates change every year. It’s usually about a month before easter week. The carnaval for 2014 is on March 2, 3, 4, & 9

Carnival Video

The best thing about the Alhama de Granada carnival is that it’s not just for kids. It’s a time when all the townfolks gather and lose their inhibitions.

Here’s a video of the last day of the Alhama de Granada Carnival in 2013.

  “Ay. Que Torpe! Te conoce!”

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