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Celebrating Dia de la Paloma On The Streets Of #Madrid #Travel via @TheUrgeToWander

We first learned of the fiesta when we discovered the mercado San Anton that we had planned to explore that August morning, was closed for the day, as were all other food markets and shops. We switched plans and went in search of Madrid’s origins instead,…
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Designed by painter Caspar Montes Iturrioz, this enormous stained glass window featuring the architecture, industry and cultural symbols of Viscaya (region of Biscay), dominates an entire wall of the Estacion de Abando Indalecio Prieto in Bilbao.

I was informed by one of my Instagram followers that the arresting sculpture in the foreground is by Augustin Ibarrola.

#Bilbao #Spain #Travel #TrainStaionArt #Art
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The Vizcaya Bridge - or the Puente Colgante (Hanging Bridge) as the locals call it - is the first UNESCO industrial heritage site in Spain.

Designed by Alberto Palacio de Elissague, a disciple of Gustave Eiffel, in 1893, it is the first metal transporter bridge in the world, that shuttles passengers and vehicles economically, without hindering shipping traffic beneath.

#Bilbao #Spain #Travel #Bridge #UNESCO
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San Juan de Gaztelugatxe - a 10th century hermitage accessed by a long stairway that snakes up a picturesquely craggy landscape - was one of the highlights on our drive along the spectacular Basque coast from San Sebastian to Bilbao.

#Basque Country #Bizkaia #Spain
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The Playa de la Concha in San Sebastian......ranked among the top urban beaches in the world.

#Travel #Beach #SanSebastian #Spain
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A gorgeous mountainscape dappled with cloud shadows from the Urkiola Natural Park near #Bilbao #Biscaya

#Nature #Landscape #Daytrip
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New Post: #Getaria: Getting Acquainted With A Seafarer, A Couturier & Some Spectacular Seafood! #Spain #VisitEuskadi #Elkano

No visit to Getaria can begin without knowing the answer to this simple question: Who was the first person to circumnavigate the earth? What you and I learned in primary school it appears, is the wrong answer! Feridnand Magellan did plan and embark on the…
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