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Durango Fair Celebrates 50 Years of Basque Culture

Durango Fair Celebrates 50 Years of Basque Culture

By Jonathan McCallum

For a deeper understanding of Basque culture, make sure you visit the annual Durango Fair, which this year celebrates its 50th anniversary from 4-8 December 2015.

Basque Country – UK, Flights Twice a Day

Basque Country – UK, Flights Twice a Day

Good news for those visiting the Basque Country from the UK–from the 29th of March 2015, British Airways will fly twice a day out of London Heathrow Terminal 1 into Bilbao, and word has it that Vueling will also be increasing their London Gatwick flights to Bilbao.

Basques & the First Thanksgiving

Basques & the First Thanksgiving

Getaria2_edited-1Did you know the first person to circumnavigate the globe was from the Basque Country?  His name was Juan Sebastián Elcano, a Basque explorer who completed the first circumnavigation after his captain Magellan died in the Philippines.