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... the river before dinner. This is a fascinating city and we look forward to exploring it over the next three days. On Thursday we toured the old town with its cobblestone streets, the Cathedral de Santiago (c. 1379), the monumental Plaza Nueva, the La Ribera market and finally the Guggenheim Museum. Frank Gehry designed this iconic building made of titanium, limestone, and ...
... a cafeteria on the 6th floor. Phil was happy with his chick pea and seafood stew but Sophie's pasta didn't live up to her expectation.
We went back to the hotel for a break and then ventured out looking for dinner. We couldn't go past the great roast chicken we had the day before and went back for second serve. While having dinner we meet a lovely English couple (I think in there late 60's) and got talking about travelling and Australia. It ended ...
... pockets it took a while. Had tapas for breakfast, lunch and dinner. And very strong coffee. And fancy salami to stock the m/home. Still struggling to figure out the buttons in that home and getting a bit ratty about it. Going to Salamanca (world heritage site ) about 5 hours south from here tomorrow. Might stay there for a while if it doesn't rain. We have to buy small umbrellas as the golf one just about clears the pavement of other pedestrians. Till ...
... sun was delightful. We walked along the river to the Guggenheim Museum. Before entering we walked all around it, enjoying the amazing architecture. We then spent about 5 hours inside. There were some amazing exhibitions.
In a large room on the ground floor was an exhibition called "The Matter of Time". It is an installation comprising eight pieces of torqued ellipses made of weathering ...
... back 20,000 years. Part of the museum includes a replica of the original caves and paintings that are no longer able to be viewed due to damages arising from visitors over previous decades. The museum also had information and pictures of prehistoric paintings from other countries including Australia. The majority of discoveries worldwide however are in the northern Spain/Southern France ...