This is the part II of the Northern Spain trip we had and while part I took us from Barcelona to Cape Finisterre Lighthouse, part II will take us back towards Barcelona on a different route.
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A couple of years ago we had an astonishing round trip in Northern Spain, starting in Barcelona up to Figueres, to the birthplace of Salvador Dalí and further to the lighthouse at Cabo de Creus. From there we went up to Andorra, unfortunately it was raining most of the driving, so not many photos from this stretch.
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In Northern Spain, not too far from the French border and just outside the village of Zugarramurdi, Navarre, there is a cavern that has been used for pagan rituals for centuries and rumored to be a meeting place for witches and witchcraft. The rumors led to the Spanish Inquisition to investigate the area in the 17th century and one of the largest witch trials in the world unfold with more than 7000 cases being looked into, implicating more than 5000 named people of all ages, known as the Basque Witch Trial.
The caves themselves are relatively flat with opening in both ends, with a small stream running through, and are still being used to celebrate summer solstice in a mid-summer festival.
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