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Gehry's eye candy brings the burger bar to Bilbao cuisine

A cheap flight landed me at Biarritz, from where I drove a car west along the Atlantic coast into northern Spain. Car hire was cheap, even with the irresistibly sensible bolt-on insurance options (validated by a small prang); the hotel only had basic bedrooms and no conference clutter; similarly the streets were well-designed, maintained and, indeed, populated - a link there, surely. Donostia San Sebastißn is a proper model city.

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