Category: spain

19
Nov
2011

personal: when i lived in spain

España, Spain, Cádiz

With Spain deep in crisis mode & elections for President/Prime Minister coming up tomorrow, I sat back last night & thought about how things were so different when I lived in Cádiz in 1998-99.

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08
Nov
2011

sevilla: cathedral

Spain, España, Sevilla, catedral, cathedral

Thinking ahead to next year & some of the places in Spain & Portugal I’d like to cover with Endless Mile, top on the list is the cathedral in Sevilla. How many times have I been inside? Too many to count. How many times would I return? As many as I possibly can.

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11
Aug
2011

basque country: hungry?

Spain, España, San Sebastián, Donostia, esparragos, asparagus

Every foodie should make a pilgrimage to the Basque Country at least once in their lifetime. And go with an appetite. When I guided one-week tours through the entire region, not a day went by that I didn’t have a fantastic food experience.

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08
Aug
2011

san sebastián-donostia: 31 de agosto

País Vasco, Euskal Herria, Donostia, 31 de agosto

After transforming into a posh seaside resort & cuisine capital during the 20th century, San Sebastián‘s humble beginnings as a border outpost can be difficult to imagine these days. This day commemorates the city’s most devastating event when it almost completely burned to the ground.

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25
Jul
2011

repost: subway my way

Buenos Aires, subte, mapa alternativa

There may not be much anyone can do about the slow pace of subway construction in Buenos Aires, but how we visualize the network can be easily improved. This is my version.

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14
Jul
2011
31
May
2011

buenos aires: monumento al cid campeador

Buenos Aires, Caballito, El Cid Campeador, Anna Hyatt Huntington

Nestled into the center of a busy intersection in Caballito, surrounding buildings now dwarf a statue of El Cid Campeador by American sculptor Anna Hyatt Huntington.

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18
Aug
2010

art: 1930s basque posters

Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, poster, afiche, Aníbal Tejada

Part of the permanent collection of the Museo de Bellas Artes in Bilbao. Displayed during the excellent 2009 exhibit Novecentismo y Vanguardia (1910-1936).

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22
Jul
2010