We have returned to Bilbao after a 38 year absence. my oh my, how the city has changed. The orange river running through town is clean. People are bustling around town. Restaurants are full, culture peeks around every corner. Many attribute the change to the addition of the Guggenheim to the fabric of the city.
The architecture including the sensuous curves soften one's soul and allows for a blending of one's mind with the art within the museum. Andy Warhol's Shadows gave us a look at some of his work from the 70s.
The heavy metal sculptures of Richard Serra reflect the industrial history of Bilbao, particularly its steel industry.
We're wrapping up Bilbao with Serano ham, manchego cheese, leche frita and Rioja region red wine. Tomorrow off to Pamplona and Thursday we will hit the Camino. Saludos.