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The Funicular was our next stop as we headed up to the "Mirardor de Bilbao" the lookout of Bilbao. Upon the top of Mount Artxanda we were fortunate enough to get a stunning view of the surrounding Cantabrian Mountains along with the distant sea and airport in the background. With the sun's rays peaking through the clouds, we had a great time just chilling at the top.
We topped off our day with a tour of the Guggenheim ...
... 8211; and anyone who knows me knows how many questions I ask! I learned about Spanish history and politics, about the educational system and its flaws, about wine and bonsai trees, about the language of the Pais Vasco… He was a treasure chest of information. He also taught me how to use the Nescafe maker – The European equivalent of a Keurig.
Never has a Cappuccino tasted sweeter J
That’s all for now! I will post more as soon as I ...
... so excited when Kate got assigned there! PLUS there is a direct bus from San Vicente to Bilbao...perfecto!
While I love my little San Vicente, I was looking forward to spending the long weekend in the city!
Some of the BEST of the Weekend:
1. Finally buying a COAT at H&M
2. Finally sharing a Voll Damm with Kate after almost 3 years!
3. Going to the Guggenheim and affirming ...
... window open to enjoy the fresh air and listen to the sounds of the waves of the Atlantic as they crash into the Bay.
This morning, we finally slept in! YIPPEE Once we got going, we took another quick tour of town, to see it by day. Around mid-day, we took the 15 minute train ride to Guernika. We thought there may be an opportunity there to taste some of the region's white wines, but nothing panned out.
Our stop at Guernika's Peace Museum gave us ...
... water over them. Jenny asked a local what the children were shouting, and he explained that it was in Basque, but they were demanding to be soaked. It sounded like ¨La dousa, la dousa! Hey, Hey!!!¨ They went from building to building chanting and getting drenched, then chanting some more. We ran back to the apartment for the camera and managed to get some photos, which we might share with you later. ...