The Bilbao Guggenheim Museum

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Our visit to Bilbao Spain focused primarily on Museo Bilbao Guggenheim—for the famous Geary building itself, as well as for its art.   Although building is as striking as it appeared in the pictures we have seen, it is much larger and multi-faceted than we anticipated. It is fun just walking around and through the [Read more …]

Bilbao Spain: The Traditional and the Modern

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From San Sebastian, Spain we took a bus to Bilbao. This is an industrial and port town that, although it does have a small, historic, medieval Old Town, has never really made it into many tourist itineraries until it retained architect Frank Geary to design a new branch of the Guggenheim museum. We visited the [Read more …]