The Basque Country

A favorite of mine. Euskal Herria covers a region from Biarritz to Bilbao and Tudela.

Pamplona without the leaves

pwl01.jpg  The day previously: airports, some trains and other public transportation...


A festival and change of plans

fcj1.jpg  I discovered this year in Pamplona that there are Street...


3 hours in Artajona

atj01.jpg  The nights are getting quite cool now in Pamplona, so...


Durango

dur1.jpg  The sheriff of Durango caught the outlaws and slung them...


Buses and a concrete artist

p192.jpg  I find it interesting how pricing changes for flights. The...


Seven and then

sat0.jpg  Going from a to b in London, at any time,...


Faces of the San Fermin

fsm07.jpg  One of the things about large festivals, is the number...


Walking Pamplona's City Walls

wtw01.jpg  Fortress cities abound in Europe. Sitting in a valley plain...


5 Tips for Surviving the San Fermin

sf51.jpg  Wild, exciting, tiring, mayhem, messy, expensive and very, very crowded....


The Walls of Pamplona

ppw0.jpg  If you visit Pamplona, there are a few things that...


Bolivian Festival of the Virgin Urkupina

urk1.jpg  There are a lot of Bolivians in Pamplona. They bring...


Cold beer, silence and a water snake

bri1.jpg  The temperature was in the mid ninties, it was humid,...


Olite in the afternoon

oli0.jpg  The apartment, where room I rented in Pamplona, was on...


Oronoz-Mugaire to Legasa by foot

oml00.jpg  Looking at the map, the two towns appeared close enough...


Narrow streets and ancient churches

est1.jpg  The morning was still cool as I boarded a bus...


Two hours in Beasain

bsn1.jpg  Looking at the map I figured the bus journey would...


San Martin in the mountains

sma1.jpg  The bus had stopped right across the road from the...


Sunday afternoon stroll

sdy1.jpg  If you happen to visit Pamplona, you will find that...


San Fermin 2015 - Part II

ssf19.jpg  One of the main aspects of the San Fermin is...


San Fermin 2015 - Part I

psf0.jpg  They stand, waving the red scarves, waiting, waiting. A man...


The artist and the shopkeeper

ask1.jpg  I sat having a beer with two friends at a...


Pamplona's Old Town Festival

pof1.jpg  Once a year, the old part of Pamplona has a...


Back to Basque

nxt1.jpg  I stood with my hands on the rail looking out...


A short stay in Pamplona

pmp0.jpg  I had spent the summer doing a lot of hiking...





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