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Travel Blogs from San Sebastián - Donostia
A bright and early start it was for this adventure off to San Sebastián or Donostia in Euskera, however we began they day with an interesting start! With a completely whacko night in regards to our neighbours coming in and out at every single hour, then the lights flicking on and off due to power issues, we finally awoke to our alarm at 7:30 to where we then realized that there was no electricity at all! That I have to say was an interesting experience, we ...
... together. Pinxto is the Euskeran name for pincho (spanish for "spike" -ie, the toothpick) and it is pronounced "peen-cho."
Imagine you are in the US and you want to eat lunch at... Friendly's, for example. Your situation would go kind of like this:
-You drive the restaurant, park your car and walk in.
-You are seated by the hostess and given your menus.
-You are greeted by your friendly (no pun intended) waitress, who then asks you what you ...
Upon driving into Spain it started raining. Day 4 in spain as I write this, and it is still tipping it down. All footwear is now soaked, as are both my jackets, trousers and socks!!
Gave up waiting for the rain to stop and walked into San Sebastian. Nice city based in a sheltered bay with two large hills at either end. One has a small furnicular railway taking you to the top, the other is a more tiring walk through rivers of water flowing
down the footpaths. The summit however ...
Cycled in to Biarritz the next day to explore the town. Small cove with some very expensive houses and an aquarium perched right on the edge of the bay.
Surfers can be seen along the bay, watched by the shoppers in town. Large waves can be seen hitting the sides of the road and reaching some 100m up in the air.
Spent the next few days here surfing.
... and pastries in the window. It took us ages to decide which ones to have but we got there in the end and wolfed them down.
Walking back to the apartment I wasn't feeling very well, and it all went downhill from there. Not that I need to elaborate on anything, I had been feeling a bit off since yesterday or maybe even the day before, and I think it's partly to do with eating all different foods, poorly ...