Hotel Palacio Urgoiti
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... with little towns down the bottom. When we got to the coast we went to a small beach to put our feet in the sand before heading to a holiday town called Saint-Jean-Du-Luz to enjoy our picnic. This was a gorgeous seaside place with a big walkway along the beach. We had the most delicious ice creams. I had violet flavoured ice cream which was a lovely colour and was delicious. Mum had some crepes. We saw a dog that looked like Cloud and it made us miss him so much. After that we ...
... down the steps to the Plaza Nueva for tonight's concert a South African group that is disappointing so we make our way to the bridge. There are many African sellers plying their various wares at midnight. We make our way through txosnas (bars along the river bank) listening to various live groups but settle at the Basque band with cool accordion player. It's a great evening and we arrive back at the hotel at ...
... 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, ...
... located. Driving into the city and seeing the museum was really cool. It's huge. The architecture is even cooler. There was a giant spider made of iron that greets you as you come in. We started with a tour of the museum. From the moment you walk in you feel a sense of uncomfortableness. To put it bluntly, everything on ground level and level two is a representation of a part of the man or woman's body. There are several nets that ...
... well, as Bilbao, at that time a decaying port city, is now on the world tourism map, the city is revitalized and locals have a world class building to be proud of.
We take advantage of the free street parking and, not being great fans of contemporary art and unwilling to splurge on the €13 admission ...