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The San Sebastian leg of the trip was placed to ensure we'd get over the jet lag and be used as a "pick me up" for the rest of the trip, knowing the rest of the trip would be so hectic. Belinda and I arrived into San Sebastian on plane I call a "Buddy Holy" (small regional plane). It was only a small plane with a seating configuration of 12 or so …
Ahh this is the South of France that we had hoped for! A clear blue sky with only the occasional white cloud scudding across . We set out , this time intent on a train journey, to Hendaye, a little town on the French /Spanish border for a day at the beach.
Arriving at the station we purchase our tickets in a hurry noting from the information board that, the train to Hendaye will be a platform two NOW! We dash on glad to have caught it and settle down. As the train moves on, ...
Spanish haciendas that were so popular in Australia in the 70’s (admittedly we
did not travel any further south than Madrid, so maybe they are all there
waiting for us).
We travelled along many minor roads which had two
plusses, we got to see much more of the local villages and we avoided some of
the more ridiculous tolls. Arrived about
lunch time the following day in a seaside resort that looked to all intent as
if someone had come ...
... located on the top and ring the bell. We did not realize the conditions of the walk; sandals and skirts in steep muddy paths was not the best idea ;)
This afternoon we drove to San Sebastian; located in the Basque region, it has its own language and their fight for independence from Spain has a strong presence. The regions flags and those representing their campaign are flown throughout ...
... and giggling and taking silly photos one of which is the very lame selfie where I'm trying to work out how to take it! Being in Biarritz was different to the rest of France. The streets are still complicated as well as the language but it was very beautiful and had a relaxing vibe. Two weeks after we left we heard the women's Roxy pro surf competition was cancelled from no waves! I was so sad to say goodbye to France for now but very excited to check our Spain - our next stop San Sebastian.
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