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... I think I've just been jaded by all the terrible hostel experiences in Colombia (cockroaches and thieves, mostly), but I forgot that some hostel exist in the world that are clean, quiet, cheap, and have a functioning reception. Who knew?
(Aside: Actually, now that I think about it, the worst hostel that I ever stayed in was in Pisa. By far. Had to sleep on the floor because sheets actually writhing with bed bugs...urgh).
Anyway, I'd highly recommend staying ...
... quite beautiful. He was a good friend of Picasso.
On the third floor was the current exhibition by Yoko Ono who was an artist in her own right but I don't think she would have been as famous if it wasn't for John Lenin.
She had some bizarre ideas for art, eg: A man and a woman walk on stage with a large bag that they get into and then they undress, then dress again, get out of the bag and walk off stage!
Another one was a video clip of Yoko sitting ...
... We went down to the River Nervion and watch the many fish that were swimming about. We were surprised with the amount of fish that we did see and a check on the computer revealed that they were likely Brown or Rainbow trout. We also saw a large Jellyfish in the River but as I said – the numbers of fish that we could see were very large. We also bought a couple of minor items and then went back to the coach very satisfied and all of us were wishing ...
... sleep because I was so ****** off, so I got up and packed my bags.
I had planned on spending another night in San Sebastian, but there was absolutely no way I was going to be able to stay in that room again. I asked at reception if I could move to another room, but it was all booked up. I then had a look at other hostels in town but they were all booked as well. It turns out the Pamplona running of the bulls is ...
... obviously I wouldnt want to invent away eating!)
-Viral caspids as delivery vehicles for drugs - one application selectively targets cancer cells, sticks to it, then shine light on it and it releases singlet oxygen, killing everything in a 100nm radius (ie selective cell death). Also a very cool idea.
In the afternoon I attended a workshop provided by one of the companies there (Thermo Fisher Devices?) on ...