Once a primitive slum populated by the city’s dropouts and Gypsies, Triana has become one of the most popular night-out spots in Seville. It still has the mystery and romance of the eras gone by but with improved safety and accessibility to the city folk on the “right side” of the river. Beneath the gaze of the belltower of the Real Parroquia de Señora Santa Ana run narrow streets criss-crossing but still somehow eventually converging on just one – Calle Betis.
A day late you might well say, but who cares?
At 22:55 on the dot, the distant sounds of car horns and deep whooping confirmed the result that half the city had been waiting for. A man in his fifties dressed fully in red staggered out from a tavern to my left, cheering his team on to the smiles and polite applause of four young women sat in the open-air plaza. Though the evening breeze still Continue reading
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The Greek flag flew high over the Quadalquivir river on Thursday as Real Betis’ successful Europa League endeavours continued. The verdiblancos of the Estadio Benito Villamarin were playing at home to former Greek Super League Champions Olympiacos FC. A large away following had made the journey from Athens to Seville and to a stadium in a region that, Continue reading