The Moors and Christians festival is held in the town of Alcoi (Alcoy), just north of Alicante. It’s a beautiful town, and we had some time between the two parades to explore.
Here are some of my photos from our walk around the town:
A beautiful view down from the bridge into the river bed, with the town and mountains.
Some fab art as we crossed the bridge into the town.
The streets all have these fab metal arches, which were lit up at night.
Everyone decorated their balcony with flags, and watched the parades, throwing confetti.
The park was full of palm trees, which I guess are very ordinary if you live in an area full of them, but I still find them beautiful, with their ridged trunks and pointy, spiky leaves.
Spider webs in a hole on the park wall.
I liked this approach to street signs!
A fabulous old door…
…and the faded lettering on it.
Our reflections in a modern art sculpture in a square by the old knitting factories.
The bell tolled…
Seemingly because it was seven minutes past six pm!
A lovely town, which I’d like to explore more one day. There are more photos I took here.