Bilbao — The City 09/20 - 10/14/2006

Random sights around Bilbao
Next stop: Bilbao on the northern coast of Spain. This was our furthest travels to the north east of Spain.
Our hotel in downtown Bilbao, the "Tryp Arenal."
View of plaza from our hotel window.
Many signs in Bilbao are in the Catalan language. This one is for the Arenal Promenade.
Shop windows, lower floor of our hotel.
Out door performance space in the plaza.
Colored glass ceiling in the performance space.
Colorful building near our hotel.
Another plaza in Bilbao.
Street cleaners were in action on the plaza near our hotel.
Trains station, with stained glass window, in downtown Bilbao.
Close up of train station sign.
Escalator to shops in station.
A subway train arriving.
Inter-city departure / arrival area.
Out for lunch at a Cafe / Bar.
Bilbao is a port city on the north Atlantic coast of Spain. It is a modern, thriving center of commerce. The north of Spain in is probably Spain's wealthiest area. Catalans / Basques peoples are said to have originated in the Pyrenees Mountains of norther Spain / Southern France.


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