Sunday of Regattas of “Traineras” | Kontxa, San Sebastian, Spain | Pedro San Miguel Zatarain

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Sunday of Regattas, the second round of the Flag of the Kontxa, prized trophy of the rowing teams in the regattas of “traineras” was celebrated. San Sebastian, Spain.

[ESP] Domingo de Regatas, se celebraba la segunda tanda de la Bandera de la Kontxa, preciado trofeo de los equipos de remo en las regatas de traineras.

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A “trainera” waiting to be put in the water

[ESP] Una trainera esperando para ser puesta en el agua

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The Donostiarra “trainera”, with its 13 oarsmen and the skipper rowing to his starting point

[ESP] La trainera Donostiarra, con sus 13 remeros y el patrón zarpa hacia su puesto

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In the end the flag was won “on the ground” by the “trainera” from Hondarribia, when the “trainera” of Urdaibai, winner of the two rounds, was disqualified for having entered the route of Hondarribia and having touched the oars of both “traineras”, a very controversial decision with a lot of controversy

[ESP] Al final la bandera la ganó “en tierra” la trainera de Hondarribia, al ser descalificada la trainera de Urdaibai, ganadora de las dos tandas, por haber ingresado en la ruta de Hondarribia y haber tocado los remos de ambas traineras, una decisión muy discutida y de mucha polémica

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Bandera de la Concha 2013: Do the oars of Urdaibai and Hondarribia collide?

[ESP] Bandera de la Concha 2013: ¿Chocan los remos de Urdaibai y Hondarribia?

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Exploring Kontxa, Bay of La Concha, San Sebastian, Spain | Pedro San Miguel Zatarain

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Kontxa Beach

The Beach of La Concha is a beach in the Bay of La Concha in San Sebastián. It is one of the most famous urban beaches in Europe. It is a sandy beach and shallow substrate, in which the tide fluctuation affects greatly the area available for use. Wikipedia

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Mount Urgull with the Christ that watches over the city and the Port, the old part and the building of the Town Hall

[ESP] El monte Urgull con el Cristo que vela por la ciudad y a su pie, el Puerto, la Parte Vieja y el edificio de la Casa Consistorial.

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