Christmas Eve in Ituren. The village comes alive: the Joaldunak carrying flares …

Christmas Eve in Ituren. The village comes alive: the Joaldunak carrying flares march off to accompany Olentzero (the Basque charcoal maker) down from the hills accompanied by a donkey bearing presents and excited villagers and children in traditional peasant dress. http://www.pyreneanexperience.com/basque-christmas-traditions-olentzero/




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