Bartolomé describes superstitions from three
different parts of Spain
beliefs started a long time ago
In Spain, we are especially religious. For this
reason, the common superstitions are connected with
the Catholic religion. These are superstitions from
three different parts of my countrythe region
of Galicia, the city of Salamanca, and the city of
the north of Spain, there is a big region which is
called Galicia. This region is traditionally a land
of witches and incantations. A Santa
Compaña is a long line of dead people
who walk through the forests of Galicia at night.
People say if you see this line of people, you will
follow them for all of Eternity. If you don't want
to follow them for all of eternity, you should stay
at home when the moon is full.
has a famous university known all over the world.
There are many students there, and they have a lot
of traditions and superstitions. In front of one of
the doors at the university, there is a frog carved
on the wall.
front of one of the doors at the
university, there is a frog carved on the
wall. It's a frog of luck.* If you
don't see the frog, click
tests, many students come to this door. They think
if they touch this frog with their hands, they will
have good luck on the test. If they forget to do
this, they won't be successful.
Madrid, there is a little chapel close to the river
which is called Ermita de San Isidro. On May
15, all the single women go to this chapel with
pins and they put them on a vessel. Tradition says
if they prick their finger with the pins, they will
find a husband. For this reason, there are always a
lot of people who come to the chapel on this day.
If they don't wake up early, they will have to wait
in a long line to enter the chapel.
are three superstitions of different parts of my
country. People sometimes believe in them. In my
opinion, they are traditions to
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