Arrival of the King

On the night of January 5th each year is the much anticipated Parade of the Three Kings in towns and villages all over Spain and the Canary Islands, whose schedule is rivaled only by that bloke in the red suit who already passed by on December 24th. They bring the gifts for the children, in a colorful tradition that is much more in keeping with the original story. Here's Rey Gaspar arriving in the town of Garachico on his camel.

 

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Uploaded on January 6, 2006