This stucco house with tile-framed windows and doors is typical of architecture in Triana, the working-class barrio named after the Roman emperor Trajan. Triana is a short walk from Sevilla, across the Puente de Isabel II iron bridge. The structure was designed in 1845 by Gustavo Steinacher and Fernando Bernadet.
This Coca-Cola barrel for collecting trash was at the farmers´market in Triana. Coca-Cola signs are everywhere in Sevilla and Triana - Coke even sponsors the muslin awnings that drape artfully over some narrow streets, such as Calle Sierpes. Everywhere I go, I see Spaniards drinking Coke or to a lesser degree, Pepsi. As in the United States, most restaurants sell either one or the other - never both.
Vendors sell fruits and vegetables at the Triana Farmers´Market in a building bordering the Rio Gualdaquavir. Once Sevilla´s "gypsy quarter," Triana is renowned for its tradition of bullfighters, sailors and flamenco artists.
A fishmonger fills orders Saturday morning at the Farmers´Market. Besides its popular Farmers´ Market, Triana boasts several famous potteries, selling azuelos and ceramics. The town is also home to Calle Rodrigo de Triana, a street named after the Andalucian sailor who first glimpsed the new world on his voyage with Christopher Columbus in 1492. Columbus´s birthday Thursday is a national holiday in Spain.
This stall sells endless varieties of chorizo iberico, hams, salamis and cheeses at the Triana Farmers´ Market. Notice the hand-tiled signs above the mercados.