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“La ruta del Sain”: a historical novel about the journey of...

La ruta del sain. Novela histórica sobre balleneros vascos escrita por Alvaro Amieiro Fonseca
When we found out Vitoria-born Alvaro Amieiro Fonseca had written «La ruta del Sain», a historical novel recreating the epic journal of the Basque...

Guillermo Zubiaga: The Connection between ‘Joanes or the Basque Whaler’ and...

imagen de «Joanes the basque wahler» de Guillermo Zubiaga
  A few days ago, we were saddened to report on the passing of Selma Huxley, the researcher who made the world aware of the...

Selma Huxley, Basque Whaling Historian and Friend to the Basques, has...

Today, Selma Huxley, the historian, researcher, and friend of the Basques our nation owes so much to, has passed away.  With her passing, we will...

Shipbuilders, sailors, whalers: a “story of Basques” from the Royal Geographical...

Building work has been underway on the replica San Juan since 2014
Geographical, the official magazine of the Royal Geographical Society, has been published in the United Kingdom since 1935, and is, as we can imagine,...

Selma Huxley, the woman who showed epic journey of Basque whalers...

We've written a lot about how Basque whalers "lighted" Europe with the oil from the whales they captured off of modern-day Canada.  They were...

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...

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...

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...

The Telegraph: Red Bay, in Canada, will always be Basque

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Red Bay's waterfront today Photo: ALAMY
This article was tranlated by Iustrans   Nigel Richardson’s job as journalist for The Telegraph is the envy of many of his colleagues, including ourselves. You only...