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... at around 9.00 am - 12.00 noon, close for lunch,.. then re-open again from around 3.00 pm - around 7.00 pm). Here in Spain it is all different. Apparently, opening happens around 8.00 am - 2.00 pm,.. then re-open around 5.00 pm through to 8.00 pm,... well, in the Old Town anyway,.. not sure yet what happens in the newer shopping malls. Some shops seemed to 'buck the trend' and remained open throughout,.. but they were in the minority. We stopped off at a small bar ...
... harmonies before knocking back their vermouths and disappearing into the night.
We woke to a beautiful Friday morning - no sign of rain. After breakfast at a local cafe, we walked long the Nervion river bank to the Guggenheim Museum designed by Frank Gehry. This titanium covered multilayered shining building is very very impressive from the outside. Preparations were in progress outside for tomorrow nights marathon races, ranging from 20 to 40km and starting ...
... known for being bombed (under Spanish General Franco's orders) by German and Italian bombers during the civil war in 1937. This was a particularly heinous act since the targets were his own civilians during the busy shopping day. Picasso captured the horror of this bombing in his over 20' long painting "Guernica" which we will see when we get to Madrid. Our next bus stop is the large modern, coastal city of Bilbao. This northern city is bustling with energy and has undergone a ...
On our way to Bilbao we stopped at Borgas for lunch. We had a huge burger with the lot, meat, cheese, bacon, egg, salad ( the only thing missing was the beetroot), and a beer for €4. Rosemary and Wendy, from Donnybrook have renamed the tour the "EPR" Tour. It stands for eat, pee and run! This is possibly because they are both smokers and cigarette time takes precedence over anything else! We have a rule that if ...
i have to say, arrival into Bilboa is very, very impressive. coming under a bridge and seeing the cool museum on your right hand side. over the river and it looks like a very cool city.
but before that, franny parked up and we asked some locals in our native spanish "donde le centro" - where is the centre, and they looked at our map.
we were in the wrong city.
moving swiftly on...
we found a car parking space under a motorway bridge, ...