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Saint Thomas Day 1

If you’ve never had txistorra from the streets of San Sebastian then its possible you’ve never been to Santo Tomas Festival. This festival is held yearly in San Sebastian, Spain to celebrate Spanish food. It has been said that every December (21st to be exact) since the 1300’s the Hamlet people have come down to San Sebastian to collect or pay rent for their land and sell their produce. Selling produce was a good way for the Hamlet people to make the most of their trip to the city. Now Read More...

A Basque in Valencia

Spain has diverse traditions, languages, and climates. Going to Valencia for a Basque is like visiting New Orleans for a person who grew up in Maine. Instead of green trees, hilly mountains and a cold breeze coming from the Atlantic ocean, Valencia’s landscape is one of color: almond and orange trees, miles and miles of land, comforting rays of long-lasting twilight, sun-drenched beaches with infinite skyline and the warm salt water of the Mediterranean. Valencia forces you to relax. Before Read More...