Ever since Spain’s return to democracy in the 1970s, Madrid has struggled to balance the country’s patchwork of regional identities, including its decades-long fight to quell separatism in the northern Basque Country led by violent militants ETA.
Sonoma, where history and $100 bottles of wine come together on the colonial-era plaza in the middle of town, is hanging tough. So far, the voracious flames that have ravished the Wine Country have spared the old mission and the Spanish barracks and.
A company from Markina (in the Basque country on the border of France and Spain) installed the unique glass court, which they said was popular in their home country. But players kept ... Winners can also take $12,000 cash and a hotel stay instead.
In the estimation of many gastronomes, San Sebastian is the best place to eat in Spain. In and around this seaside resort ... at tapas – or pintxos as they call them there in the Basque country. That way you can savour, in miniature, the “new Basque.
Explainer: What the hell is going on with Catalonia? Daily Maverick.
Catalonia enjoys a standard of living higher than the average in Spain and the EU and more self-government than almost any other region in Europe, including holding powers to protect the Catalan language. It is, to outward appearances, a lovely.
DESPITE the fact that I've been lucky enough to visit Bilbao in the Basque Country on four separate occasions, the sight of the Guggenheim Museum still takes my breath away. On my most recent call at the end of last month, there was ... The tailor-made.
ingredient-driven modern American dishes," according to a press release. Peterson's résumé colors the opening with intrigue. She has cooked at Cafe Bink, Binkley's Restaurant, and Asador Etxebarri, a highly regarded restaurant in Spain's Basque.
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In partnership with the Tourism Board of Spain, Basque Country, Exclusively Spain ... Round-trip airfare valued at $3,000 and six nights hotel accommodations are also a part of the prize package. To learn more and enter.
Anthony Ham pulls back the curtain on the mysterious, enduring culture of the Basques. Spain's Basque ... Bilbao city website: www.bilbao.net San Sebastian city website: www.donostia.org Further Reading: The Basque History of the World, by Mark Kurlansky.
A mere 15 miles north of the Spanish border, the Basque retreat got a twist of California cool when stateside surfers first paid a visit to the Grande Plage in the 1950s. Now, locals trade their leather jackets and espadrilles for neoprene wet suits.
For more than 1,000 years, pilgrims have been walking to Santiago in northern Spain where the remains of St. James the apostle are believed to be buried. A cathedral was built over the site of the tomb. A scallop shell is the symbol of the pilgrimage.
Arrieta is a small, rural town of 570 residents in the Bizkaia province of the Basque Country in Spain, about 15 miles northeast of ... After lunch Friday, some were going to the hotel for siestas. Others were heading to the mall. On Sunday, they plan.
Hotel Madrid, which houses the fine-dining Bodegón and bar Vermutería 600, sells more than 20 wines by the glass, about half of them Spanish , plus a rotating bottle thanks to a Coravin. The device allows a glass of wine to be poured without extracting.