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Adventure in the Basque Country

July 6th 2009
I awoke to a knock on the door of my room around 11 - it was our tour manager, Jordi, telling me that breakfast was almost ready. I pulled back the curtains, revealing a tranquil, misty rural scene of lush, rolling green hills. A flock of sheep was grazing nearby, and I heard the faint ding of a bell around one of their necks. There is a strange, lovely sensation that comes with waking up in a ... read more
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