Zubinea | Spain

52 photos from a year living in the rural Basque Country of northern Spain. From December 2015 through January 2017.

  • Casa Zubinea. Our home for 12 months. Azkarate, Navarra, Spain
  • The Matter of Time, Richard Serra. Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain
  • Bay of Biscay, westward towards Ermita de San Juan de Gazteugatxe. Bermeo, Basque Country, Spain
  • Ermita de San Juan de Gazteugatxe. Bermeo, Basque Country, Spain
  • Forest trail on the ridge line trail from Azkarate to Tolosa. Altzo, Basque Country, Spain
  • Saturday market in Tolosa. Tolosa, Basque Country, Spain
  • Tolosa old town. Tolosa, Basque Country, Spain
  • Basque horses on the high ground above Azkarate. Araitz, Navarra, SPain
  • Rush hour in front of Casa Zubinea. Azkarate, Navarra, Spain
  • Balerdi casts a shadow over Araitz valley. Araitz, Navarra, Spain
  • Cycling on the N-634 coastal highway. Getaria, Basque Country, Spain
  • Balerdi at sunset from the garden of Casa Zubinea. Azkarate, Navarra, Spain
  • Albaicin from Alhambra. Granada, Andalucia, Spain
  • Capileira and the Sierra Nevada from the GR5 hike in the Alpujarras. Bubion, Andalusia, Spain
  • Alpujarra de la Sierra on the GR5. Alpujarra de la Sierra, Andalusia, Spain
  • The day the sheep got into the yard. Azkarate, Navarra, Spain
  • Trail running above Azkarate means mud. Even on sunny days. Araitz, Navarra, Spain
  • Cows grazing in the pastures above Azkarate. Araitz, Navarra, Spain
  • Sharing the view of Araitz with Gwen. Araitz, Navarra, Spain
  • Looking down on Gwen and Jordan from Ermita de San Juan de Gazteugatxe. Bermeo, Basque Country, Spain
  • Real Sociedad v Real Madrid at Anoeta Stadium. Donostia-San Sebastian, Basque Country, Spain
  • Gwen and Jordan relaxing by the stream at Casa Zubinea. Azkarate, Navarra, Spain
  • Catching up with Nelson from Canada. Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
  • Baby miniature horse and mother. Betalu, Navarra, Azkaratde
  • Cows are a common company on Basque hikes. Araitz, Navarra, Spain
  • One of the many tunnels on the Plazaola trail. Lekunberri, Navarra, Spain
  • Basque flag at the summit of Balerdi. Parque Natural Arular, Basque Country, Spain
  • Aralar ridgeline dividing Navarra and Basque Country. Parque Natural Arular, Basque Country, Spain
  • Looking east at Txindoki while hiking the GR5. Lazkao, Basque Country, Spain
  • Typical barn on the GR20 hiking trail, always with flower boxes. Olaberria, Basque Country, Spain
  • Independentzia. Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
  • Bullfight during San Fermin. Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
  • Visit with Mum to Bodegas Pago de Larrainzar. Ayegui, Navarra, Spain
  • Casa Zubinea. Our home for 12 months. Azkarate, Navarra, Spain
  • Morning glow on Azkarate from the front door of Casa Zubinea. Azkarate, Navarra, Spain
  • Tackling the Balerdi ridge. Parque Natural Aralar, Basque Country, Spain
  • Araitz and Azkarate from the summit of Balerdi. Parque Natural Aralar, Basque Country, Spain
  • The Vuelta a Espagne up close on the N-634. Getaria, Basque Country, Spain
  • Bike rest stop on the N-634. Getaria, Basque Country, Spain
  • Linda walking the Balerdi ridgeline. Parque Natural Aralar, Basque Country, Spain
  • Breche de Roland from the Southern slopes of the Pyrenees. Parque Nacional Ordesa y Monte Perdido.
  • Linda biking the Camino del Norte. Donostia-San Sebastian, Basque Country, Spain
  • Linda on the Camino del Norte, crossing the Nervion River on the Vizcaya Bridge. Getxo, Basque Country, Spain
  • Morning bike ferry along the Camino del Norte. Laredo, Cantabria, Spain
  • El Capricho by Gaudi, on the Camino del Norte. Comillas, Cantabria, Spain
  • Traditional fishing port on the Camino del Norte. Luarca, Asturias, Spain
  • Beach on the Camino del Norte. Valdes, Asturias, Spain
  • Looking towards Canada from Fisterra, the end of our extended Camino journey. Fistera, Galicia, Spain
  • Evening walk on the ridge above Azkarate. Araitz, Navarra, Spain
  • A rainy walk with Cobie. Azkarate, Navarra, Spain
  • No need for Wal-Mart where there is Merca China. Tolosa, Basque Country, Spain
  • Linda waits out rain in a tunnel. Gettaria, Basque Country, Spain

Other ventures around Europe in 2016.

  • GREECE | The caldera. Oia, Santorini, Greece
  • GREECE | Linda relaxing. Oia, Santorini, Greece
  • GREECE | Sunset over Oia. Oia, Santorini, Greece.
  • GREECE | A high view on the walk from Fira to Oia. Santorini, Greece
  • GREECE | Sunset over Oia. Oia, Santorini, Greece
  • FRENCH ALPS, GR5 | Rory and Haylea on the GR5 towards Chamonix. Portes du Soleil, Chatel, France
  • FRENCH ALPS, GR5 | High pass on GR5 towards Chamonix. Portes du Soleil, Chatel, France
  • FRENCH ALPS, GR5 | Toasting the challenge of the GR5 and the Alps. Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, France
  • FRANCE, PYRENEES | Rest stop en route to Spain. Val Pouey d’ Aspe Pyrenees National Park, Garvarnie, France
  • FRANCE, PYRENEES | Entering France through the Val Pouey d’ Aspe. Pyrenees National Park, Garvarnie, France
  • SCOTLAND, WEST HIGHLAND WAY | A stop at Glengoyne. Dumgoyne, Glasgow, Scotland
  • SCOTLAND, WEST HIGHLAND WAY | Approaching Loch Lomand on West Highland Way. Loch Lomand and Trossachs National Park, Glasgow, Scotland
  • SCOTLAND, WEST HIGHLAND WAY | Carn Mor Dearg from Ben Nevis summit. West Highland Way, Scotland
  • SCOTLAND, WEST HIGHLAND WAY | Lairigmor, between Kinlochleven and Fort William. West Highland Way, Scotland
  • SCOTLAND, WEST HIGHLAND WAY | En route to Kingshouse. West Highland Way, Scotland
  • SCOTLAND, WEST HIGHLAND WAY | Linda at Rowardennan Lodge on West Highland Way. Loch Lomand, Glasgow, Scotland
  • SCOTLAND, WEST HIGHLAND WAY | En route to Kingshouse. West Highland Way, Scotland
  • SCOTLAND, WEST HIGHLAND WAY | Approaching Loch Lomand on West Highland Way. Loch Lomand and Trossachs National Park, Glasgow, Scotland
  • SCOTLAND, WEST HIGHLAND WAY | En route to Kingshouse. West Highland Way, Scotland
  • PARIS, TOUR DE FRANCE | Le tour. Paris, France
  • PARIS, TOUR DE FRANCE | Linda enjoys a sunset over the Seine. Paris, France