Category Archives: Exploring

Place-Based Education on Paradise Island

During the carnival on Lastovo I had a startling realization: I didn’t need to leave! At least not yet. I had initially been planning (a┬árelative┬áterm) to leave Lastovo the day after the carnival, but I realized at that point that … Continue reading

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Torino, Venice, Split and More! Jeremy Catches Up and Sees Awesome Stuff!

So I need to be catching up in this blog. Therefore this will be another slideshow entry, but it’s still really cool, right? Basically this is covering from the end of the carnival in Rocca Grimalda, traveling to Torino, Venice, … Continue reading

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Pigs Bladders, Italians and Horny Bears: Rapper Sword Dancing and a Basque Carnival!

The day after the carnival in Zubieta I had the pleasure of traveling to Donostia (That would be San Sebastian in Spanish) to teach rapper to a group there. I took a bus from Eibar and got to look around … Continue reading

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A Basque Carnival: No Sword Dancing, But Perhaps Some Swords!

After a brief hitch-hiking experience I was able to get out of the town and back into less rural surroundings. By a few days later I was in Madrid pondering where I wanted to head next. One of the (very … Continue reading

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Back to Basque! An Appeal for Help and Photos

I promised that my next post would be about the sword dance during the festival of San Sebastian in Villanueva, but I wanted to ask you all for information. Yesterday I took the bus from Madrid, where I had spent … Continue reading

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Bullfighting in Madrid: The Wrong Kind of Sword Dance

[WARNING: This post contains GRAPHIC IMAGES of Bullfighting] Bullfighting. Not something that I had ever really thought of going to, but that’s where I was headed. As I hadn’t been able to stay with a couchsurfer in Madrid, it was … Continue reading

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Tango in Madrid: A Sword Dancer takes on the Big City

I never seem to be fully rested, fed, and prepared when Mr. Murphy and his stupid law decide to come for a call. With the short message, “I’m sorry, i thought i hadnt acepted u! my heads all in a … Continue reading

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