(Almost) all you need to know about: Tió de Nadal and the Caganer

almost-all-you-need-to-know-about-the-caganerThe Tió is a much-loved Catalan tradition used to celebrate the Christmas season. It’s a log that is given human physical features, such as eyes, eyebrows, legs and a nose. It’s wrapped in a blanket for warmth and is crowned with the traditional Catalan barretina. The whole family customarily comes together before the beginning of the Christmas season in order to create the Tió. – See more at: http://www.barcelona-metropolitan.com/in-the-city/almost-all-you-need-to-know-about-tio-and-the-caganer/#sthash.tWnnYAHz.dpuf


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