Spring in the Basque Country

Spring in the Basque Country

Basque is a primitive culture that dates back to pre-Roman times. Set in the north west region of the Pyrenees mountains, this is an ancient culture that  celebrates old rituals related to nature.  One of these traditions is associated with  the Joaldunaks –... read more
Olentzero, the Basque Santa

Olentzero, the Basque Santa

Olentzero Night in the Basque country – AITA (dad), WHERE IS MY BERET? – I don´t know, I left it on your bed along with your black shirt, the ship skin and your blue bandana. Lucas, you better find the beret fast, I am leaving in five minutes. Girls are... read more
My Aunt was a Witch!

My Aunt was a Witch!

When we think about a witch, what normally comes to mind is an ugly, old woman with a wart on the tip of her nose, casting spells over a boiling pot. At least, this is the way Hollywood has portrayed them. It is 100% different from what we consider a witch in the... read more