Travel Blogs from Bilbao
The last leg of the journey took us from the Molino de Alcuñeza in the province of Castillla la Mancha, north through Castilla y León and on to La Rioja before reaching Bilbao. This was probably one of the most scenic routes we've done. Again as I'm no wordsmith the pictures will have to suffice. I've always loved sunflowers and to see field upon field of them in Castilla la ...
... look like they're hundreds of years old with mountains in the background.
If you happen to be in Basque Country some day, you may even say aloud to a Basque, "I feel like I am in another country." And they will remind you that you are: you are in Basque Country. The national pride here runs deep, understandably so. The Basques have wanted to be separate from Spain ever since I can remember. Don't call these lovely people Spaniards or Castilians. They are Basques and ...
spend an all-nighter going from restaurant to bar to bar and take a train back
this morning. They never booked a hotel. I was amazed at how adventurous they
were! They looked pretty good....and peppy, too, I might add, for having been up
all night and on their feet in those high heels for all that time.
Last night, I went out to dinner here in Getxo with my friends, Miller and Courtney, both
of whom go to Vanderbilt University. I will have to ...
... the seafront are rather grand-looking. We walked along the promenade and stopped to watch people fishing. We came across a band busking on the street called 'El Pez Psiquiatra' who sang some songs in Basque - it's got a cool sound! There was a man down on the beach doing a massive drawing in the sand. It reminded me of the huge pieces of artwork that Neil Buchanan used to make on Art Attack. The sunset was beautiful and the early evening light ...
... I think because it's my second time studying abroad I know what to expect so I am not overwhelmed or anything of the sort. I am so excited to see what the semester has to bring. Choosing the dorms was definitely a good thing, I've already met people from all over the world and have been able to start practicing my Spanish with native speakers. They are usually pretty patient with me, and if I get stuck most of them speak English anyways to help me figure it out.
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