Yesterday the nearby town of Gador held its annual fiesta of the orange. Crowds turned up to drink fresh orange juice, eat orange fritters and stock up with oranges. We did not stay too long as we have so many oranges from our own orchard that despite getting through 12 a day ourselves and giving large bags of oranges to friends who visit we are not making much inroads into our crop. Unless produced on a large scale, oranges, unlike olives, are not a viable commercial crop.
Still it was quite jolly at Gador. The town hall was bedecked with orange decorations with baskets of oranges in front.
The statue of the orange picker in the square was also adorned with oranges.
Digby took these photos and decided that he would give these local girls dressed in traditional costumes an orange background too.