puente miluze

Miluze bridge

The photo is Miluze bridge in Pamplona. (National Monument).

But do you know where it comes from that name??

The story goes that Charles II the Bad, at the beginning of his reign he sent to hang the ringleaders of organized farmers, that joint in defense of their rights and freedoms. And the tongues of these hung, dangling over the river, allowed popular fantasy to call Miluze to the old bridge, named after mihi (in Basque language means tongue) and luze (long) bridge long tongues, Miluze …

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