A portion of the program headed north to spend a weekend in the vibrantly lush yet heavily industrialized Basque region. We had the chance to stay in Bilbao and San Sebastian and wander the streets. In Bilbao we hopped on a boat and drifted down a river through downtown. Here are some of those pictures.
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<div><span style="color: rgb(29, 29, 29); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(237, 237, 237);">Hi, I'm Ian and I am junior political science major at Carleton College. I've been studying spanish for the last six years and look forward to chatting with the locals while studying in Madrid. When not doing homework I am either running around at practice with my ultimate frisbee team, the Gods of Plastic, or laying out the most recent edition of a publication I cofounded recently. I'll try and bring you some photos showing the real Madrid, not just the pictures you see on postcards. That means grabbing a picture of the bell-ringing, whistle-blowing, half-man/half-goat creature you'll find in Plaza Mayor. Mucho gusto y disfruta.</span></div>