Travel Blogs from Bilbao
Each of them has a whole floor at the Guggenheim in Bilbao. Each of them had a long multi-disciplinary career, ranging from painting to music and "performances" for one and ballet for the other, and also sculpture. But it seems to me one is much more respected than the other, maybe because he's been dead for 50 years. Yoko Ono's work is very ...
... It was all really good, but I was starving so I would have been happy with anything.
I walked around the north side of the river so I could get the best view of the Guggenheim Museum, and I’m glad I did. It was definitely a better view from that side of the river where you could appreciate all the different curves and angles Gehry used in his design. It is definitely one of the coolest buildings ...
... a chicken salad with celery, pickles, and onions.
After lunch, we spent the rest of the afternoon at the Guggenheim museum, designed by
Frank Gehry. It is a pretty interesting looking building. Everyone here
worships it and calls it the most beautiful building in the world but I think
it looks rather strange. Then again, I'm not really a fan of modern
architecture...or modern art for that matter. The whole museum was filled with
modern art, ...
... at the end of the tour was the main highlight, though--we really enjoy Rioja wine. Since we weren't staying at the extravagant hotel, we had to get back in our car and leave the beautiful winery. We drove two hours up from the winery's valley, through the mountains, and then dropped, quickly, to sea level and our next destination.
Gato Tally: 517 (we didn't see any in Bilbao; the new cat was actually spotted by Dennis in Barcelona, but he refused to include it in his last ...
... we paid the bill...got the chorizo and first wine for free despite best efforts to pay and headed onwards. A couple of beers and a couple more pintxos later we hit the wooden hill (or lift with so much food inside us!!) very very happy. A really lovely friendly place with gorgeous food....could San Sebastian be any better?!?!
HEL YES WRITING THIS AFTER BEING THERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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