Madrid
Parque del Retiro
Lake
Statue
Parade
An impromptu parade, complete with live music, by a very cheery group of individuals.
Grafitti
Metropolis
Fuente de Neptuno
Royal Palace of Madrid
Sabatini Gardens
Temple of Debod
Ancient Egyptian temple that was transported and rebuilt in Spain.
Chocolateria
Churros & Chocolate
Plaza de Toros
Arch
A view out of one of the arches in Plaza Mayor.
Tio Pepe
Tio Pepe sign at Puerta del Sol.
A View Through the Alcala Gate
Dusk
Pink Sky
Bilbao Train Station
Kayaker in Bilbao
Guggenheim Museum & the Puppy
The Matter of Time by Richard Serra
Tulips by Jeff Koons
Maman by Louise Bourgeois
Guggenheim Museum & Red Bridge
University of Deusto
Zubizuri Bridge
Pedestrian Bridge
Bilbao City Hall
The Vizcaya Bridge
On the Vizcaya Bridge
Looking down from The Vizcaya Bridge
View From the Top of the Bridge
Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
Waterfront in Saint-Jean-de-Luz
Photobombed in France
Bay of La Concha in San Sebastian
Fisherman
Beach in San Sebastian
Tapas
On our walk towards San Juan de Gaztelugatxe we found a restaurant. We had a light breakfast and knew we'd need some food in order to continue on our journey.
San Juan de Gaztelugatxe
Unfortunately we couldn't make the walk to the small church because the ground was slippery due to the rain.
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Spain

n 2010, we took a trip to Spain, stopping in Madrid and Bilbao.  While in Bilbao we rented a car and drove to a few places in the Basque country and crossed over into France.  I found that every establishment seasoned their batatas bravas a little differently and I had to try them at every restaurant and bar we stopped in.  The food in the Basque country was particularly delicious, the tapas differed from the standard fare that was available in Madrid.