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The Elkano Foundation

500 years of Elkano’s first circumnavigation of the world. Get to know the Foundation’s labour.

The naos of the first voyage around the world

16 preguntas para entender el contexto en que se llevó a cabo y los cambios que produjo la primera circunnavegación a la Tierra.

Evolución del traje de baño en San Sebastián

Developments in bathing costumes in San Sebastián

Analysis of developments in swimwear in San Sebastián along with cultural changes and the dominant morality over time.

Juan Sebastián Elcano

Elkano and the first travel around the world

16 questions to understand the context in which it took place and the changes produced by the first circumnavigation of the Earth.

Las naos de la expedición en Sevilla

The First Voyage Around the World

Interactive video about the First Voyage Around the World

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Reflections of the manager of a Getaria restaurant

We are still in Getaria, and have contacted the manager of one of its leading restaurants. These establishments are one of the mainstays of the Basque Country’s gastronomy, culture and maritime heritage, and now enjoy international renown.

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Reflections of a member of the Getaria fishermen’s guild

We listen to the testimony and opinions of a senior member of the fishermen’s guild.

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Observations of a fishmonger in the La Bretxa market

We went to La Bretxa market to hear the testimony and reflections of a fishmonger on the effects of this crisis.

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Observations of a fishing boat skipper

Without leaving the port, in this first edition we summarise the observations of one of the fishing boat skippers from the city’s fishermen’s guild.

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The situation of a fish preserves factory in the COVID-19 era

We went to the town of Markina Xemein to listen to opinions and testimonies at the Olasagasti company, a fish preserves company.

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The sea we share: Migratory networks

The organisation of migrations in the 19th century and nowadays is different. Xabier Alberdi and Ane Irazabal explain in this video.

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The sea we share: Sea migrations

A project in which we contrast sea voyages in the 19th century and migrations nowadays with Ane Irazabal.

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The sea we share: Causes of migration

Alongside Ane Irazabal we analyse the causes of Basque migrations in the 19th century and in the 21st century.