Tag Archives: Basque

Music Festivals in Basque Lands

The 14th Festival de Basse-Navarre will be held 16-18 August 2013 in Saint-Etienne-de-Baïgorry, France.  In 2000, I visited the mountain town during my long walk across France and learned about the unique festival featuring the Remy Mahler organ in the … Continue reading

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Llivia — Spain Inside France

Llivia is a town under Spanish jurisdiction, a part of Girona, yet it is completely surrounded by French territory.  The historical and political elements  that created this situation relate to Llivia’s pre-Medieval status as a city rather than a village. … 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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Woman Artist Walks Pyrenees Alone

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Basque Surfing

Basque surfin’ safari.  Plan your vacation at this friendly travel site Read more about other Basque surfing opportunities

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Pyrénées Wine and Food

Try this Basque recipe for fava beans. Preparing favas is labor intensive, but the taste of these beans is worth the effort. To the left, shelled parboiled fava beans (the yellow beans in the glass bowl) are ready for cooking.  The … Continue reading

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Walking Vacations

Books about Walking The Complete Guide to Walking, Mark Fenton, The Lyons Press, 2001 Written by an editor at Walking magazine, this comprehensive how to guide, takes you from inertia to regular walking.  Exceptionally useful book aimed at the beginning walker … Continue reading

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