Category Archives: Culinary Lore

Lodging in St. Jean Pied de Port

Nearly everyone who walks the traditional Spanish portion of the Chemin St. Jacques, also known as the Camino de Santiago de Compostello and The Way of St. James, passes through St.-Jean-Pied-de-Port which in English means St. John at the foot … Continue reading

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Vineyards on the Route to Compostello

The day burned bright and hot; I sniffed the purple grapes ripening in fields cultivated by Ilarria and Brana wineries.  Could I sample the wine at dinner in St.-Jean-Pied-de-Port? Vineyards exuded steamy scent from the grapes nearly bursting their skin. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Basque Culture with Pyrenees Pilgrimage

Upcoming Pyrenees Pilgrimage event on Thursday, May 12, 2010 – http://www.takeaclass.org/store/index.php?main_page=product_class_info&products_id=493 This adult education center is near Dupont Circle in downtown Washington DC.  There will be Basque food, wine tasting and discussion. Meet other travelers!

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