Took this for anyone interested in the Basque language as a comparison to Spanish. One language is lost on average every 3 weeks from the world, Basque still has about 100 000 people speaking it but being up against Spanish and English doesnt give it the best odds.
It´s nice to be somwhere where wine is as cheap as water February 12th 2010 Finally have arrived in España, but first have to recount a little fro, Bordeaux. After another crepe breakfast Laetitia drove me from Le Mans to the toll booth leading to the main highway to Bordeaux (all major highways in France are tolled, and at very expensive rates; not to mention gas is about 1.30 euors/L, but at least the toll stations make great hitchhiking spots) and she didnt even have ... read more
Europe » Spain » Basque Country » San Sebastián Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
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