Category Archives: Northern Spain / Madrid

Pics of the group

Here are some pics of the group from Sophia, one of our professors who took us on our field studies trip to Northern Spain and Madrid. Toledo: Sketching at the Reina Sofia in Madrid: In front of the Guggenheim in … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting in Rioja

After leaving Bilbao, we took the scenic route through Rioja on our way to Vitoria for our last night of the trip. Rioja is the rich wine country located in northern Spain. After the Franco era ended, and the ban … Continue reading

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Bilbao Fireworks

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Bilbao – Home of the Gugg

After spending several days in Madrid, we packed up the bus and headed north to Bilbao. We arrived at our (4-star) hotel in the late afternoon, and decided to take the rest of day off because 1) we were to tired from … Continue reading

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3 Days in Madrid (and Toledo)

Our first day of field studies started at 6AM. Even though we just sat/slept on the bus for the next 7 hours, it was still way too early. With a quick stop in Zaragoza for some lunch at a truck … Continue reading

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Hola from Bilbao

Checking in briefly. In Bilboa in the Basque country of northern Spain. The Guggenheim Museum here is absolutely incredible and worth the trip alone. We didn’t bring our computers because our field studies have been slowly based on drawings and … Continue reading

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