I spent this weekend eating, touring around the Basque Country in Northern Spain, and eating some more. I stayed at a friend’s house in Amorebieta (a small town about 20 minutes from Bilbao) and was lucky enough to get a tour of Sopelana and Plentzia, two nearby beach towns that are absolutely gorgeous. 76 more words
October 12th is 'El Día de Todos' in Spain, a national fiesta day. Two years ago we celebrated it in Bilbao, mostly on the 11th which was a Saturday, the Sunday of the holiday being relatively subdued.