The Squatter

Look what showed up on the beach after all the rain.

(Click to hippopotamize.)

But, worse, look at the squatter that showed up in town! I first met him in 2013 (click here).

The “squatter” is in a shop window in Fuengirola and is really a “caganer.” He hails (or at least the tradition does) from Catalonia and can be found more commonly around Andorra, Valencia, Northern Catalonia, and Southern France. “El Caganer” means “the crapper” or “the shitter.” He’s posed more discreetly than he was in 2013.


Author: Moving with Mitchell

From Brooklyn, New York; to North Massapequa; back to Brooklyn; Brockport, New York; back to Brooklyn... To Boston, Massachusetts, where I met Jerry... To Marina del Rey, California; Washington, DC; New Haven and Guilford, Connecticut; San Diego, San Francisco, Palm Springs, and Santa Barbara, California; Las Vegas, Nevada; Irvine, California; Sevilla, Spain. And Fuengirola, Málaga..

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