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Vagabrothers look back on best moments from Basque Country

As the Vagabrothers prepare to go to London, they look back on their best moments from the Basque Country. Eskerrik asko, Euskadi!

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Mark and Alex Ayling, two brothers from California also known as the Vagabrothers, unveiled on Sunday their latest video before traveling to London to for the finals of My Destination.com's Biggest, Baddest, Bucket List Competition, in which they will try to win a trip around the world -6 months of travel to 6 continents- plus a $50,000 cash prize.

In their latest video, they look back on their best moments from the Basque Country and thank it for being a huge source of inspiration and support. The video, that gathers some of their most memorable times in the Basque Country, includes footage from several places other than Donostia-San Sebastian, scenery for their finalist video.

In this video, Mark and Alex surf in Mundaka, one of the best left-hand waves in the world, visit the fishing port of Ondarroa or the mystic chapel of San Juan de Gastelugatxe, and get to know some baserritarras or typical Basque farmers.

The ultimate winner will be chosen in London on may 24th. The panel of judges includes Ben Southall, winner of Best Job in the World.

The winners will leave in June 2013 and return by the end of December 2013, after having visited  minimum of 25 locations from the My Destination network of their choosing and at least 2 destinations from each continent.


Born in California to a  Pan-Am flight attendant and a Kiwi expat, Mark and Alex have been travelling since birth. Twenty something years have taken them to 45 countries on six continents.

Their coal is us to use two perspective to show a fuller view of the world through videos. In the past, Mark launched an Iphone and Ipad application designed to help tourists find their way around the Basque Country, its cuisine and culture.

Author and self-confessed 'restless traveler' Mark Ayling, wrote the guide after spending one year 'traversing the Basque Country from Bilbao to Biarritz', satisfying his own palate and curiosity while gathering a wealth of information to pack into his new, interactive guidebook.