Head for the Guggenheim...

Trip Start May 16, 2013
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Trip End Jul 19, 2013


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Brittany Ferries

Flag of Spain  , Basque,
Tuesday, May 21, 2013

36 hours on a ferry doesn't sound particularly appealing but I have to say that it was actually very good.

The ferry was nicely turned out.  There was a fine restaurant on board (where we had a brilliant steak), they served ice cold "wife beater" and the Bay of Biscay was "as a millpond!"

Couldn't have been better.

We docked in Bilbao at 6.45am and were just about the last car off the ship. 

And my recent holiday weather streak continued - it was raining.

"Drive on the right, Drive on the right", I told myself as Tom took us into Bilbao proper for the Guggenheim museum/gallery.  Got there a treat, parked up and took it all in. 

There were a couple of displays that grabbed my attention, one a metal maze built in three dimensional curves, but to be honest the exhibition of "art in wartime" didn't do much for me.... 

Nice building - but a touch dated even after only 15 years...

And then Tom guided us out West towards our first scheduled campsite.  It was still raining....
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Becks on

Hope the weather picks up for you, but you did choose the run up to a Bank Holiday weekend to embark on the adventure so only yourselves to blame, I'm afraid...!

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