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Las “Dones de Fum i Aigua”

The “Dones de Fum i Aigua” (women of smoke and water) seemed to be ugly curled up old women with untidy hair and dirty torn dresses. If they let themselves to be seen as they really are, they would be astonishing, fascinating and amazing in people’s eyes. However, it’s at night or in the wee hours that they really are women of smoke and water. Unlike the evil witches, the “dones de fum i aigua” seek and love the company of the people and thank them for their favours.

At Cal Reguer in Canalda, there lived a woman with her family and it was known she was a woman of smoke and water…