Monthly Archives: February 2017

Bilbao

February 17 – 20, 2017 — Bilbao was a huge surprise.  Once a gritty mill city of about 350,000, it is now a blossoming economy. It has become the “in” place to go with new architecturally unique buildings, many along … Continue reading

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Rioja Red

February 15 – 16, 2017 –  Continuing our exploration we rented a car and headed south to the Rioja area of Spain known for its fine Rioja red wines.   In the historic town of Laguardia we stayed at Castillo El … Continue reading

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Funicular Fun — San Sebastian

February 13 – 14, 2017 –  With John and Eileen in tow we headed off to the Basque region of Spain.  We took a train from Barcelona to San Sebastian on the Bay of Biscay, Spain’s northern coast.  The Basque … Continue reading

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Feast of the Patron Saint — Barcelona

February 10 – 12, 2017 – Friends John and Eileen arrived in Barcelona with plans to join us to go explore the Spain’s Basque region and Rioja wines.  First, we enjoyed a weekend in Barcelona celebrating the Feast of St. … Continue reading

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