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 ...
... up at least five times to close the door and asked them to do the same, but they were totally hammered and had no common courtesy. I tried to sleep, but there was just no chance with these guys coming in and out, turning the light on and off, and being way too loud. They were even told twice by the police on the street to go inside and close the door because they were being too loud for everyone else on the street.
... 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 ...
... rolling in over the mountains and it started to thunder. We got dressed and went to pick cherries. While picking, it started to rain so we packed up and headed home. I was a little disappointed Ana didn't get to take me into town and show me around Potes, but she promised we would go back soon :) Potes was so beautiful, and it was such a relaxing day... I think that has been my favorite day I've been here so far.
... and I intended on getting there one way, and one way only: hitchhike. Why not? It is estimated that a million people go to Pamplona every year for the festival of San Fermin. So people SHOULD be driving there, and from Bilbao it would only be a 1.5 - 2 hour drive.
I made the sign. Big bold letters, clearly stating my desired destination. I talked to locals, asking what sidewalk would ...