Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. This Frank Gehry-designed art museum transformed an unremarkable river port town into a major tourist destination.
Name: Markel Redondo
Place you live: Bilbao-Bayonne
Place your photo was taken: Bilbao
Can you sum up Bilbao-Bayonne? I live in the Basque Country, between Bilbao (Spain) and Bayonne (France). Basque Country is an ancient place located between the Pyrenees and the plains of Castilla with the Atlantic coast as a mirador.
Occupation: Freelance Photographer
Preoccupation: My recently born daughter
A perfect day in Bilbao? A sunny day to walk along the river and then go to eat some “pintxos” at the old part of the city.
If someone was visiting, what must they do? Visit the Guggenheim Museum, walk around the old part of the city, Casco Viejo, and then go to the coast by metro to see the sea and fishing villages.
A perfect meal? Pintxos are what we call tapas in the basque country, they are very elaborate and you can find them in many bars around the city but specially in the old part of the city, in El Casco Viejo.
What is the best thing about your spot? The amazing architecture of the museum, is a must see!
What is the worst? It might rain
A little known fact about where you live? people from Bilbao are very proud of themselves
Where is your favorite place in the world? Bilbao