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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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... walked downtown then crossed the river again and this time Tom was able to get the photos he wanted. We then had lunch at the café at the Guggenheim before exploring the city some more. Yet another early night but we are both slowly getting better.
Bilbao is an amazing place. Nearly all the buildings, bridges, trams, lighting. etc. have a sculptural feel to them.
... missing Marquette, especially this weekend with it being National Marquette day, when a group of 15 or so nuns walked passed. When people wonder if God has a sense of humor, its things like this that I think of in proving that he does indeed. We asked the nuns to accompany us in a picture, and they gladly did so. How funny, 6 Marquette students and a bunch of nuns, all cheering for MUBB!
After free time, we went upstairs in the Casa de Espiritualidad and began the retreat. ...
... a lunch break picnic out by the doggy.
In mid-afternoon, after a walkabout of the exterior of the Museum, we caught a tram which toured along the riverbank and to the old town. About 10 blocks of the old town are pedestrian oriented 16th C cobbled roads amongst shops, cafes, and bars, with here and there a scattering of 12th and 13th C churches, halls and a big market hall. It wasn’t quite as evocative as some of the towns we ...
... 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 ...
... replied uproariously that they'd have starved long ago. Anyway, inthe couple of hours that we spent talking and sharing our wine withthem they caught nothing. Many more fishermen came and went throughthe course of the evening, some staying nearly all night. When we gotup in the morning we went for a walk on the pier- not a fisherman insight , but the fish were hopping around like crazy, tons of them.
Guess the fish got the last laugh!