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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.

Basque History with Pirritx & Porrotx

Basque History with Pirritx & Porrotx

Living in the Basque Country, I’m often surprised when people haven’t heard of this land–a beautiful mini-Switzerland with a picturesque coastline, green mountains, hospitable people, and fascinating history.  So, in case you don’t know them, allow me to introduce you to the real stars of the Basque Country.  Sure, there are the poets and the singers, but then there are Pirritx & Porrotx.  Clowns delighting audiences for over 25 years!