Basque Country, Bizkaia, Bilbao, Guggenheim Museum - Maman (1999) is a sculpture by the artist Louise Bourgeois. The sculpture, which resembles a spider, is amongst the world's largest, measuring over 30 ft high and over 33 ft wide, with a sac containing 26 marble eggs. Its abdomen and thorax are made up of ribbed bronze.
Basque Country is home to the pintxo, a spin on the Spanish tapa. Usually, this involves fresh local ingredients arranged on bread, but the only limit to pintxos are the chef's imagination and the idea that you should be able to eat one with a drink in yo
Travelling to Bilbao was something that I had wanted to do for a while since I’ve been living in Spain. I’ve had a fascination with the Basque Country for a while. However, for one thing or another, I had put off visiting. What I found was an intriguing city, that combined the old with the new! It definitely need not resemble the Spain that we often see in adverts! You should visit Bilbao if you want to see a different side to Spain!