Happy Halloween! March of Death in Jerez

In Jerez, even Death needs to wait. Happy Halloween! Death waits to cross and marches on, in the streets of Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain. https://youtu.be/cxQTczRRzHM Happy Halloween! Death in the streets of Barrio Santiago, Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain. En Jerez, incluso la muerte necesita esperar. ¡Feliz Halloween! La Muerte espera para … Continue reading Happy Halloween! March of Death in Jerez

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November Month of the Dead in Jerez; Here’s what to do with kids for Halloween Festivities and Beyond

"Noviembre es el mes de los muertos en España," my Spanish teacher writes. . . And the day of the dead: "Happy Halloween" has crept into this little-big village of ours, Jerez de la Frontera. It doesn't happen everywhere in the city. But it's there nonetheless. So don't be shocked if you see children (and … Continue reading November Month of the Dead in Jerez; Here’s what to do with kids for Halloween Festivities and Beyond

What to do in Jerez with children and family. . . in October? XERA World Music International Festival

What to do in Jerez with children and family. . . in October? Check out the FREE, 3-day, family-friendly festival of music from all over the world--the XERA World Music International Festival. Welcome to kid-friendly Jerez with activities for the entire family.

The Lion Sleeps Tonight (children JAM session) 😊

Mama's at work and Tata is always home... what do we do? 😊 Our spontaneous jamming for the first time to this all-time children's favorite song, "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"., originally by the Tokens. It's fun! As full-time father I have to plan after-school activities for Karol and Kaj. I cut off TV after the one-hour limit … Continue reading The Lion Sleeps Tonight (children JAM session) 😊

Where to go and what to do with kids in Jerez… in September? Puppets! Lalki! Marionetas!

So if you are gonna be in this beautiful big village of ours called Jerez de la Frontera in September, whether as your ultimate destination for your vacation or a little stopover while in Cadiz or Seville, make sure to go and see free (yes, FREE!!!) puppet shows! Oh NO! Is it gonna rain? Waiting … Continue reading Where to go and what to do with kids in Jerez… in September? Puppets! Lalki! Marionetas!

Childhood memories revived in Mainz, Germany

Entering Mainz from the Wiesbaden side, where we camped out. Mainz, Germany was very special to me as a child. I would spend my summer vacation visiting my mom who used to work here. It was a little bit like a different planet for a kid from Poland in the early 90s... stores filled with … Continue reading Childhood memories revived in Mainz, Germany

Thank God and Google for making camping “on the fly” easy (days 19-20, camping road trip)

Somewhere between camping sites on the Wesel-Datteln Kanal (north of Duisburg) and the Barleber See in Germany, we broke 2,000 miles (3,200 kilometers) on the 19th day of our family camping road trip this summer. Dancing with the ducks along the Wesel-Datteln Kanal... simple pleasures that come with Camping Lippetal in Germany. After a short … Continue reading Thank God and Google for making camping “on the fly” easy (days 19-20, camping road trip)