Hotel & Spa Etxegana
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
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... the word for river is rio, but they called this river a ria. This is because it connects out to the ocean, so it is affected by tides, and therefore is given a different name. On one side of the ria is Universidad de Deusto (pronounced dey-oo-stow), where I will be taking classes, with the hills rising up behind it, marking the northern edge of the city. On the other side of the ria is the Guggenheim, with its iron and steel, displaying the contrasts within Bilbao.
... in Bilbao at 6.45am and were just about the last car off the ship.
And my recent holiday weather streak continued - it was raining.
"Drive on the right, Drive on the right", I told myself as Tom took us into Bilbao proper for the Guggenheim museum/gallery. Got there a treat, parked up and took it all in.
While preparing my internship, I had some normal concerns about my level of Spanish and the fact that I had to stop in Germany in one of the biggest airport in the world, the Frankfurt Airport, but generally I perceive my internship with a good eye. The adaptation to 'Bunny Land' (yes: ‘Ispania’ or ‘Spain’ means ‘rabbit’ in some ancient language..!) was not as hard as I had expected, even though there are some noticeable differences.
I have been in the Etxegana Hotel for two weeks now and I enjoy working here. My tasks are quite similar to what I used to do in Canada, at the 'Coin du Monde'. Here, I help in the kitchen by washing the dishes; I help the waiters to bring the food upstairs (the kitchen is in the basement); I prepare the coffee and wash the coffee machine. I have established a routine here that I quite enjoy, and I feel like the past two weeks have passed faster than I lived them. The only major ...
... both historically and grammatically (well, if one considers grammar to be interesting eh!). Firstly, Euskera is not a Latin language, as French, Italian and Spanish. Actually, it is not even a European language! The mysterious side of Basque is that nobody knows where it comes from. The most accepted hypothesis right now is that people living in Anatolia (actual Turkey) travelled to the Basque ...