When in Rome, do as the Romans do. When in Madrid, learn flamenco.
Madrid is a hotspot for this centuries-old, distinctly Spanish art that unites signing, guitar playing, and dance in performances that draw on traditions brought from Africa, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East.
While in Madrid, I recruited two friends and we tried our hands…and feet—at flamenco, taking the hour-long class called Flamenco for Absolute Beginners from the company Insider’s Madrid. Watch what happens.
Have you taken classes on vacation? What skills did you return with?
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