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A medieval Basque ship is a treasure in Newport: another hidden...

Newport ship by David Jordan
This article was translated by John R. Bopp We've spoken before about this ship found at the bottom of Newport harbor.  This Welsh port city is...

‘New York Times’: Cider in the Basque Country is a pleasure,...

At Petritegi, as at other cider houses, how you fill your glass is an essential skill.CreditDaniel Rodrigues for The New York Times
This article was translated by John R. Bopp The New York Times is once again dedicating an article to us, this time, in their Travel section, penned...

Tonight, a “Basque” girl could be Miss Canada World 2017!

Magan Kateri Basque iss Cape Breton World y candidata a Mis Canada World 2017
This article was translated by John R. Bopp Just over a year ago, we told you about the passing of Elsie Basque, a woman who belonged...

Placentia, Canada and Plentzia, Basque Country, are now sister cities

El acto de la firma del acta de hermanamiento entre Plentzia y Placentia
This article was translated by John R. Bopp We’ve spoken on many occasions about the profound mark the Basques have left on the Atlantic coast of...

The Basque Presence in Newfoundland and Labrador Goes Well Beyond Red...

This article was translated by John R. Bopp We've blogged before about the centuries-long presence of Basque whalers and fishermen on the Atlantic coast of what...

Basque whaling boats, from the depths of history to an homage...

Given its design and handling, they've been called the "race cars" of the 16th century, and have been such an essential part to the...

400 years later: reconciliation between Basques and Icelanders

Hól­mavík. El lugar donde se colocará la placa en recuerdo de los balleneros vascos asesinados Photo: Sigurður Bogi Sæ­vars­son
This article was tranlated by Iustrans Truth be told, the reconciliation between Basques and Icelanders took place many centuries ago, as evidenced by the existence...

The North Atlantic, the “Sea of the Basques”, and we didn’t...

Biscayarhalvøya peninsula on the central part of the north coast of Albert I Land, northern Spitsbergen.
They say that a people who forget their history are condemned to repeat it.  We imagine that this sentence refers to negative aspects, because...

The plaques designating Red Bay as a World Heritage Site are...

This article was translated by John R. Bopp There are matters where we get the impression that either we're obsessed or we have a completely different...

A 16th century Basque ship, and UN symbol, will set sail...

This article was translated by John R. Bopp The Windsor Star is a Canadian daily published in the city located just across the strait/border from Detroit. They've just...