Malaga is an ancient port city now home to half a million people.
Its Mediterranean coast lends to a casual exuberance among natives and visitors.
The classic old town centers around the enormous 16th-17th century cathedral and the 11th century Alcazaba
that’s next to the 8th century Castillo de Gibralfaro.
More modern history is found at Casa Natal de Picasso–Picasso’s birth home.
The gay and lesbian community in the Granada area is served by two organizations, COLEGAS and Ojala,
both staffed by volunteers offering numerous outreach programs.
The final five photos show preparations for Holy Week floats.
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