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Wooden clogs are typically associated with the Netherlands, but they are also worn in Asturias, a region in northwest Spain, where they are known as madreñas. Anywhere wet and slippery might make these shoes a good choice. The traditional craft of fashioning shoes from a block of wood holds elemental appeal whether in the Netherlands or in Spain.
The Making of Wooden Shoes
Asturias: Traditional wooden clogs, madreñas