returns to the summits of the Sierra Nevada it is unusual for it to
fall as low as Torvizcon. Days in the village are usually still warm
and sunny although the evenings turn chilly, perfect for relaxing in
front of the woodburners!
Christmas here is a
relaxed affair without the commercialism of England. Whilst
Christmas Day is a holiday, presents are not distributed until the
Three Kings visit the village on Twelth Night.
New Year is
celebrated with grapes & cava - one sip and one grape for
each chime of the bell to bring luck throughout each of the
coming 12 months.
January is the time of Torvizcon's big Fiesta,
St Antonio Abad. Bonfires are lit on each street corner casting
showers of sparks into the night. Meat is roasted and shared amongst
neighbours and the party continues for three