This week, our Basque Culture class consisted of a seminar by a guest lecturer on Basque traditional clothing. The speaker, Ane Albisu, has written an important book on the evolution and historical context of dressing habits in Euskal Herria. Continue reading
At the end of the last post I was coming back from a weekend in Bilbao. Since then, we did not do much except for the regular daily duties, but there have been some things going on at the university. Continue reading
Today we gathered around in the lovely chapel of the faculty of our university in Eskoriatza to meet the other Erasmusstudents. Those are the ones who study at the faculty of Oñati and Mondragon.
Part of being a student is the constant lack of money and especially when you’re on Erasmus, it seems a 50-euro bill gets spent quicker than you can flush it down the drain. Even though most things in the Basque Country are a bit cheaper than in Belgium, it still feels like there’s a huge money-sucking hole in my wallet. Continue reading