Travel Theme: Dance

This week, over at Where’s my Backpack, Ailsa has challenged us to share photos expressing the theme, Dance. I went literal, and dug out some photos from Jaialdi 2010, in Boise, Idaho, of Basque dancers doing their thing.

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If you ever get the chance to see Basque dancers perform, I highly recommend it. If you see or hear about “feats of strength” competitions, run, don’t walk. Ah-mazing.

A Word A Week Challenge – Music

I have many (typically poor quality) images of people making music which I could have shown for this week’s Word a Week Challenge, but, missing home, I have gone back into my archives for photos from Jaialdi 2010, a Basque festival held in Boise, Idaho. Talented festival-goers had set up outside to play their accordions and tambourines, while others gathered around and danced. It was a beautiful sight, and everyone had a blast.

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The third photo, just because I can. Early summer of 2011, just two months before I moved away, and as I was inching toward a year of unemployment, I won (WON!) two tickets to see Sir Elton John in concert. I’d never have been able to justify paying to see the show, and it was amazing. My daughter and I had a blast.

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