Gran Hotel Puente Colgante
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGran Hotel Puente Colgante Portugalete
Noch einmal bequem ausruhen und gut frühstücken, bevor in den nächsten Wochen Unterkunft und Verpflegung etwas bescheidener ausfallen.
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Earlier in the trip, Carlos had mentioned to me that he and Lois had visited an interesting town outside of Bilbao that had a unique bridge and what they understood to be a very good restaurant in a medieval tower along the riverfront. After some further discussion, it was decided to make this the final stop of our trip, arriving late afternoon for lunch and a short tour of the bridge. Our first encounter with Portugalete was not the best. First the bus driver got ...
... of the Running of the Bulls. Taking the public transportation was so easy and convenient. And the buses were clean and comfortable. We were back at our hotel in Bilbao by dinnertime.
6/6 From Bilbao we took the train to Madrid. Upon arriving in Madrid we took the metro to our hotel which was just a couple of blocks from the metro station. Our hotel was in Gran Via in the heart of the city so everything was accessible. Madrid is a vibrant and ...
... or easily peeled fruits. I feel that I could definelty get used to it, though.
Last night I opted out of going out with the rest of the Americans, and decided to stay in with some people who live in my dorm. We just sat in a TV room and talked about our lives, comparing cultures and discussing the world. I even tried a typical Brazilian tea that a guy in our dorm made for us. It wasn't too bad!
Since the windows don't ...
... Bruce had to ask for help as there were 2 types of diesel. The less expensive one was eventually recommended.
San Vincente de la Barquera was described by one of our travel books as being one of the oldest and most beautiful of the maritime settlements in northern Spain. While we would not agree with the description it also had a roman bridge with 28 arches. Not tall but still impressive as ...
... then the greenest countryside imaginable. We were passing villages which are obviously skiing areas in winter, and with the chalet type houses, fir trees, and even dairy cows, we could have been in Switzerland. Spain is certainly full of surprises.
Lunch was by the beach in Santander. This is ...