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June 26th 2008
Published: September 30th 2017
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Geo: 43.3172, -2.67896Up early to catch a bus back to Bilbao - no eggs this morning, no time! I stuck with toast, milk, and a pale imitation of Nutella. I said my goodbyes - only Rob, Pervez, and Angela were up. I'm going to miss the nights at the tapas bars. I laughed to myself as I thought about a funny incident last night - I told the Aussie girls about the "Spanish Lookaway" ... Read Full Entry



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Inside the Casa de Juntas - beautiful stained glass ceiling.
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Cool building back in Bilbao.
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A plaza in Bilbao that I didn't even realize existed until tonight!
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It's that beautiful hour in Spain for a paseo (walk), when all the senoritas come out of the woodwork ... Coincidentally, the Hotel Carlton in the background is where I stumbled into looking for a map, when I arrived late at night in Bilbao for the very first time three years ago.
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Funny how the figures in the sign for the bathroom are so slim. Even European stick figures are skinnier than their North American counterparts!
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At first glance, this English institute appears to be an English-language school. But don't be fooled - it's actually a psychiatric institute for English-speaking men who have been driven crazy by beautiful Spanish women. Funny thing - when I walked in, everybody dropped to their knees, told me of a prophecy that the most-Spanish senorita-crazed man ever would one day walk through their doors, and started calling me "The One".
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Pau Gasol, Spain's most famous basketball player. Why is he so happy? He friggin' choked so badly that he cost the Lakers a shot at the NBA championship this past season!
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Calle Somera, in the old town. People like to take their drinks outside, and sit and chat. I wish they didn't do that - it's so much easier checking out the women when they are standing up, then I don't have to crawl around on my hands and knees like a drooling dog. Instead I can drool like a dog and check them out while in a standing position!
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Back at the same hotel - I ended up with a newly renovated room tonight, but I don't get why they couldn't put on some real door numbers instead of scrawling it on with a black marker ...



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