Land of the brave

The urban development of Bilbao (Spain) is studied internationally for its model transformation from an industrial city to a city of services. We have accompanied technicians from different countries who come to learn about this transformation. We started from the Maritime Museum and sailed with them through the estuary, where they could see the main traces of this evolution explained by a passionate architect who told the history behind. A history ...

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Santo Tomás, Cider and a Sow!

December 21st is a very special day for San Sebastian. For the last two centuries, on this day, the Donostiarras* get together to visit the Santo Tomás Market; the baserritarras* are the main focus, who come down from the nearby towns to the Plaza Constitución (Constitution Square) to sell and display their local products and animals. Last year we came with a Japanese group. We wanted to give them a surprise ...

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100% genuine!

The txalaparta is a Basque percussion instrument that was born to convey joy. In the sixteenth century, after the making of cider, the farmers bit on the same board that pressed the apples to summon the neighbors join them and celebrate until dawn. The txalaparta is a music device consisting of two wooden planks on which is placed some insulating material (sheets of old rolled sacks, dry grass ...) and it ...

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Beach, promenade, culture, and gastronomy

When our guests ask for a quiet day that includes beach, a short hike and some cultural visit, one of our proposals is Pasajes (Basque Country-Spain): cradle of the great whalers and Basque shipyards. A town divided into two banks: Pasajes San Pedro and Pasajes San Juan. This time we started the walk in San Juan to get closer to the mouth of the sea. When we came back, some decided ...

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Do you want to travel in time?

On the coast of the Basque Country (Spain), between two coastal villages lies a landscape that uncovers some of the most impressive episodes in the recent history of the earth. 13 kilometers of cliffs with a formation of rock layers called Flysch which surface is a treasure of more than 60 million years of history. Accompanied by a geologist you will travel to the bowels of the earth to discover, for ...

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Team building with local soul

In the Basque Country there are many possibilities to organize team building activities, so it is important to know our clients' objectives. In addition to being clear about their requirements in terms of being easy to execute, we like and need to know if they are looking for inspiration, creativity encouragement , mental speed, group cohesion, develop some type of competence, participation ... This way we can focus our efforts and narrow ...

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Inspiring way

The Old Port of Getxo is a very authentic place. One of its strategic points is located in a small square. Under maples ‘shade, sipping on some Rioja wine, having a conversation with white-bearded sailors, arrantzales* fixing and working on their boats and the local farmers selling tomatoes on the walls that protected the medieval town. After sampling a grilled sea bass caught that morning, we went to the yachting port. ...

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