Friday, November 2, 2012

On the Road: Zaragoza to Bilbao, Spain









is there anything sadder than a field of dead sunflowers?




On the road between Zaragoza and Bilbao we saw wind turbines, solar farms, vineyards, and valleys. And we turned up the music really loud and danced in our seats.

Who knew there was so much renewable energy in Northern Spain?  I don't understand how some people think wind turbines are ugly. I think they are the most beautiful, graceful things.

Next week... Basque country.

And the craziest festival we've ever been to.

- Jess

BY THE NUMBERS
date: september 5
weather: sunny, warm
distance travelled: 304 km/189 mi
hours driving: 4.5 (via Lekeitio)
distance travelled to date:  1,825 km/1,134 mi
tolls: €0! We had Tom Tom route us through a no-rolls route, which took an extra 30 minutes vs. the toll route.



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