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Toeristische regio
Location type: Toeristische regio
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Made by Dromos | Reference Hans-Petter Fjeld
Made by Dromos

The Basques were famous shipbuilders and sailors. Some theory even suggests they learned this from the vikings who had satteld along the Abour river in the north of Basque Country. It is known that the Basques sailed to the Faroe islands and discovered Altantic cod which is very easy to salt, because is faltless, and has marvelous white meat. They were trading this in the whole of the Mediterranean.

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Made by Dromos
Made by Dromos

Did you know that in 1976 they found ruins of Basque settlements on the coast of Labrador. These settlements date from 1530.

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