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Cold Spring days, yes..but sheep have to be sheared!

After yet another great (and wintry) day of ski last Friday, on Saturday i headed to the North of Madrid with my son and some friends to witness the annual sheep shearing festival of Puebla de la Sierra. I already … Continue reading

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Sheep shearing’s alive and kicking, Sierra Norte

I recall hearing the sound of goat-bells early in the morning, back when I used to live in the old town center of Cercedilla, a melodious tinkling coming from up the valley towards Siete Picos, the age-old, aleatory, jangling musicality of rudimentary … Continue reading

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