If you aren’t familiar with Carnaval, it’s basically a HUGE Mardi Gras celebration in the time leading up to Ash Wednesday, which is the start of Lent.  This year, Ash Wednesday fell on March 1. I’ve recently been posting about my trip to Extremadura, so if you haven’t read them already, check out my posts on Cáceres and Mérida!! Last Saturday, I experienced my very … Continue reading ¡¡CARNAVAL, CARNAVAL!!