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Bilbao is a feast for the senses

Bilbao is a feast for the senses

BILBAO, BASQUE COUNTRY, SPAIN - Rubén Varela is up bright and early to greet guests staying at the Hotel Miró, a chic little property that sits directly across the street from this city’s most famous landmark, the Guggenheim Museum.
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Basque city Vitoria leaves others green with envy

Basque city Vitoria leaves others green with envy

VITORIA-GASTEIZ, BASQUE COUNTRY - I’m told to don a hard hat before entering the 11th century Santa María Cathedral, and cautioned not to hit my head on the scaffolding and supports helping to prevent the crumbling structure from falling on my head.
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 A "puppy" guards Bilbao’s Guggenheim

A "puppy" guards Bilbao’s Guggenheim

BILBAO, BASQUE COUNTRY, SPAIN - Esther Boulandier skips across the reception area of this city’s renowned Guggenheim Museum with the boundless energy of a child let loose in a candy store.
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It's 'hang time' in Bilbao

It's 'hang time' in Bilbao

BILBAO, BASQUE COUNTRY, SPAIN — I turn a corner in the Getxo district of this lovely Basque city and am stopped in my tracks by what looks like a giant Erector Set version of London’s Tower Bridge.
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Who discovered Canada? 'We did,' say the Basque!

Who discovered Canada? 'We did,' say the Basque!

PASAIA, BASQUE COUNTRY, SPAIN - In this tiny backwater fishing port that opens up to the Atlantic’s Bay of Biscay, Canadian and Basque history intersect at a small maritime museum that is hoping to recreate the past.
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San Sebastián is a real Basque beauty

San Sebastián is a real Basque beauty

SAN SEBASTIÁN, BASQUE COUNTRY, SPAIN - Mornings don’t get much better than in this Bay of Biscay beauty that snuggles up against Europe’s southwest coast just south of France.
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Finding the right ‘Way’ in Spain

Finding the right ‘Way’ in Spain

GALICIA, SPAIN - Early morning or early evening, the cheerful chatter of birds is constant through the open window in our room at the Santo Estevo de Ribas de Sil, a converted, ancient Spanish monastery.
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Reflections of a Spanish beauty named Girona

Reflections of a Spanish beauty named Girona

GIRONA, SPAIN - I arrive in this colourful city just as townsfolk are setting up a giant stage for an evening rock concert.
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Barcelona's best beef is in a bull ring

Barcelona's best beef is in a bull ring

BARCELONA - When Aicard Guinovart tells us we’ll be dining in a steakhouse that’s located in a former bullfighting ring, the wise guy in me can’t resist. “No bull?” I respond.
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Valencia festival is Fire and Nice!

Valencia festival is Fire and Nice!

VALENCIA, SPAIN - The city pulses with the energy of two million tourists, the sizzle of rice paella cooked on wood fires on the streets, and the crackle and flare of firecrackers thrown to the ground.
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