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... unexpectedly the view was pretty good from there too ! We had just over 24 hours to explore Bilbao. It has lots of impressive architecture both old and new . The Basque Museum was worth a visit too. It was a great city for a stopover on our way back home .
After two nights there it was time to hop on the ferry back to Blighty. It was fortunately another smooth crossing ...
... peppers, sausage, gambas (shrimp), croquettes filled with ham or mushrooms and cream sauce, anything but vegetables. So, you eat a couple, maybe three. If you eat more than that, you have eaten too much because they are so rich...But so good! Every day the bars display their spreads of pintxos for customers to pick and choose. Sundays in Bilbao are the best day for pintxos. Hungry locals and tourists take to the plazas and streets around 1 pm to enjoy the unique pintxos each ...
... not the cafes and gelaterias!
I went to two gelato places! I tried a whole bunch of exotic flavors to add to
my list. I had Crema Catalina, Donuts (it tasted just like donuts!), Salmon
(blegh!), Bubblegum, Mojitos, Waffles with chocolate, Rose Pedals with
Cinnamon, Violets (the flower), Coca Cola & Red wine, and the last two,
Squid ink and Foie Gras were the two most repulsive flavors I have ever tasted.
But at least now I can include them on my list! ...
... The flat, dry ground was easier for hiking. Many of the locals, including the children would pas on "buen Camino" as we would walk by. It was quite obvious that the French Way would be a different experience and we would encounter more pilgrims. We arrived at the village of Rabe de Las Calzadas at around 8 pm. We were directed to a very nice private residence that included an adjoining room with 3 double ...
... back to the flat for food, drink, music and games.
On Sunday Anjali and me took a bus to the nearby city of San Sebastián, which everyone had told me is a very beautiful place. We first went for lunch in some pintxos bars. A man standing next to us asked what something on a skewer covered in batter was and when the waiter replied that it was shark Anjali and me looked at each other with wide eyes! Wow, I wouldn't have thought shark would be ...