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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Gernika Guernica
A little expensive for a pilgrim but a nice break from the albergues.
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... surprise' box of tiny little chocolates & candies. And of course, the champagne and red wine!
Bilbao was certainly a fine way to round out our experiences in northern Spain! And now we are off to Portugal, where the sun is still shining and the warm weather prevails (we hope!). Adios, Spain...see you again in a few weeks!
Off we drift...
Tracy and Douglas
... bakeries and delis.
On day 2 in Bilbao the boys got their first taste of Spanish churros - donut like treats that are then dipped in thick hot chocolate. Looking forward to finding a street vendor that sells them, rather than in a café.
We then caught, at Aidan's insistence, the tram to the Guggenhiem museum. Not hard to see why some have said that it is the building, and not the art it houses, that justify the ...
... doctor ordered: house-smoked trout, codfish in a house salsa, with fried wild mushrooms on the side, and a great tempranillo for the wine. After dinner, the proprietor called us over to sit and offered us a drink that he had made, madrona, the typical wild cherry liqueur of the region. While talking, we were introducted to his companion, a girl from BOLIVIA!, so she and Charlie had to chat for awhile.
This small hotel (26 rooms) in the middle ...
... this stuff on the camino in the middle of nowhere for 1,5 euro.
The walking has it's ups and downs, in the first place because it is very hilly. But the best ups is the changing seaviews and the landscape in general. The biggest drawback is the route which put us sometimes on medium-size roads or is very hard to find.
So far the hostel in Gernika has been an exception. It's expensive and the breakfast is miserabel. The other albeurges have been ver ...
... the day which perhaps lessened the appeal of Lekeitio slightly once we got there. The day was getting on a bit and we still had to get to Guernica and work out our plan for the night, so we didn’t stay there (though we would pass through it again the next day in the sun and it made a far better impression).
But off to Guernica we went and we drove through the town and back a couple of times before ...