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The Defunct Béarnais Whistles of France

The Defunct Béarnais Whistles of France

[ 0 ] October 18, 2013 |

The Pyrenees mountains between metropoles Barcelona and Bordeaux, Toulouse and Bilbao, are quite modern, juggling tourists, pilgrims, winter athletes, and the principality of Andorra between its peaks. However, the spotlight over this region has exposed in the foothills and the valley of Ossau, on the French side, a tradition quite different than those aforementioned. Unlike […]

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Whistled Languages: The Canarian Phenomenon

Whistled Languages: The Canarian Phenomenon

[ 0 ] October 14, 2013 |

The Canary Islands was named for the dog population, from the Latin “canarius” and became the name for a species of yellow birds. On top of this the Canary Islands is a recognized paradise for flora and fauna. So you might think when you hear whistling penetrating the air from the nearby gorges and summits […]

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