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Boise State University has organized a trip to the Basque Country for the month of June

01/30/2012

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A unique opportunity for Basques and their friends to visit the Basque Country has presented itself thanks to Dave Lachiondo, director of the Basque Studies Program at Boise State University. The trip will take place from June 24th through July 9th, and will include places like Bilbao, the Bizkaian coast, Donostia, Azpeitia and Iparralde. The price of the trip includes airfare from Boise, 14 nights in a hotel, bus excursions and museum admission. Anyone wishing to participate should enroll and pay a deposit, prior to February 10th.

 

Boise, Idaho.  From June 24 to July 9, 2012 a group of travelers will get to know Euskal Herria thanks to Boise State’s Educational Travel Programs.  The expedition will include a guide, Dave Lachiondo, director of the Basque Studies Program at BSU, and a very active member of the Basque community in Boise, as well as a great connoisseur of the Basque Country.

The proposed itinerary includes a tour of the Basque coast from Bilbao to Iparralde with stops at the Guggenheim Museum, Urdaibai (Bermeo, Bakio, Elantxobe, Mundaka), and the historic provincial village of Gernika, Lekeitio (where one will enjoy the feast of San Pedro), Donostia, the beaches of Getaria and Zarautz, Azpeitia and the sanctuary of Loyola, as well as the coast of Iparralde.

Before February 10th

Cost of the trip is $3,999 that includes roundtrip travel from Boise, ground transportation, 14 nights at a hotel including breakfast, bus excursions, guided visits and museum admission.  Space is limited, so those who would like to participate should get in touch with Boise State’s Educational Travel Programs as soon as possible to make reservations.  They can be reached by phone: (208) 426-3293 or 1-800-824-7017) ask for Linda Bernsten) or by writing to: educationaltravel@boisestate.edu.

A $1,000 deposit is due by February 10th with final payment due before March 9th.  

-For more information go to the programs website here



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