Category Archives: Euskal Herria

Cristina Enea Park

Donostia is filled with many beautiful parks. The largest of them, at nearly 95,000 m² (about 23 acres)  is Cristina Enea Park, located along the Urumea river. Fermín de Lasala y Collado, Duke of Mandas originally gave the park as a … Continue reading

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Niri Zorionak!

Zorionak for two reasons: I’m about to graduate! In T-minus 12 days (but, like, who’s counting?) I’ll walk across the stage and then never be in school ever ever again. And Zorionak for turning 22 next week! Yup, it’s my … Continue reading

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Bizirik!

Joan den astean ni gaixoa nintzen.  Baina, bizirik nago! Hemeretzi egunetan graduatuko dut.  Oso hunkituta nago. Champaign-Urbanan etorkinekin lan egin nahi dut.  Egiteko lan hau, nire hizkuntzak praktikako behar dut.  Inglesa, Espainiako, Kitxua, eta (pixka bat) Euskara hitz egiten ditut.  … Continue reading

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Universities in the Basque country

There are four universities in the Basque country: the University of the Basque Country, the University of Deusto, the University of Navarre, and the University of Mondragón. The first one is also known as UPV/EHU, short for “Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal … Continue reading

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Olentzero

Olentzero pertsonaia tradizional Eguberri folklorekoa da Euskal Herrian.  Bere izena etortzen bi atalera: ‘on’ esan nahi izaten ‘good’, eta atzizkia ‘-zaro’ esan nahi izaten ‘season’ eta hala “Olentzero” esan nahi izaten ‘season of the good ones’.  Konparatu gaztelaniaz “nochebuena”.  Ipuinak … Continue reading

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DANTZA!

When I studied abroad in Ecuador last year, I learned how to dance salsa and merengue (albeit poorly).  Now, dancing is one of my favorite activities and I love to go out with my friends to dance (or try to … Continue reading

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Arzak

Arzak jatetxea da eta Donostian dago, Euskal Herrian. Hiru Michelin izar ditu. Jatetxea oso oso ona da: The World’s 50 Best Restaurants zerrendan zortzi zenbakia da! Hemen dago argazkia. Sukaldari buruak Juan Mari Arzak eta Elena Arzak Espina dira. Elena Juan Mariren … Continue reading

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