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Helsinki Gugg goes glug glug

After all that jumping up and down, with 1,715 entries from around the world, the competition to design Guggenheim Helsinki has coughed up a winner, by Paris-based Moreau Kusunoki Architectes, of decidedly modest design, “an indistinct jumble of pavilions faced in charred wood.” Here is rest of The Economist’s assessment, called “ 315 more words

Architecture

Habla Christina, Halba

Since when did it become so hard to communicate with people?

One of my many flaws (and believe me, I have many) from which my other problems and issues stem from is the inability to communicate effectively face to face, especially if there is an issue. 800 more words

Beach

Nescafe Dolce Gusto | CAFE AU LAIT **

Just very typical coffee with milk. Magic powder is trying to turn to Very Special Cafe Pleasure. But I’m Sorry. The coffee machine in Bilbao Bus Station is even giving better Cafe con leche. 7 more words

Nescafe

Alone in a bar, together in an albergue; Day 6 on the Camino del Norte, Albergue Eskirika to Bilbao

Well, today made me miss the Camino Frances, and all of the great information about that route. I’m using the Cicerone guidebook, and while it’s helpful in some ways, it’s lacking in others. 966 more words

Camino De Santiago

THE EUSKOTREN TO BILBAO

It’s the journey, we agreed! From San Sebastián, we chose to take the slow Euskotren rather than the express bus to Bilbao. The train has a scenic route but takes over 2 hours. 481 more words

Europe

Goggling the Guggenheim and Getting Crunched

The nearest chiropractors are in Bilbao, an hour and a half drive from where we are staying in Ezcaray. Having had some not-so-good experiences with chiropractors, I was reluctant to see someone I didn’t know, but my rib was giving me a lot of pain so i gritted my teeth, called one (she spoke English very well–bonus points!), and made an appointment. 506 more words

K.D. Keenan

The Charismatic City of Spain - Bilbao

When people think of Spanish cities on the beach, Barcelona is always the one that springs to mind, however on the north coast of Spain lies the charming, charismatic city of Bilbao. 190 more words

Destinations