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Travel Blogs from San Sebastián - Donostia
We arrived in San Sebastian by bus from Santander (2.45hr) and got a taxi to the hotel. Our first view of the town was impressive being a wide sweep of the bay as you drive over the hill. it is very pretty here and has a laid back vibe which we all liked. It has an upmarket feel with some good shops and restaurants. The pinchos in the bars are a …
... but is now a collection of shops and cafes. Gambling on the chance that one would be able to get good coffee there we stop at Café Hegoa and enjoy a welcome cuppa. Walking on we found a pleasant place on some rocks to while away some time and enjoy the sun. It was with some regret that we left to catch the train, without incidence this time, back to St Jean.
Once we had dined and packed we couldn't resist a final tour of the harbour by night. St Jean is a very pleasant place to ...
... pulled out the power cord, where a few days before
there had been teeming crowds, noisy interactions, busy food places and
hustlers on every corner now it was overcast, there were rows and rows of
plastic chairs all stacked up, the beach was empty, no buskers and even the few
hustlers seemed half hearted, school had gone back and the party had finished!
We continued to travel along the Spanish coast and spent
another night in the carpark of a marina.
... nearby which was expected. We found some paid parking in the street near the apartment and checked out the town. With some good parking (trust me you should see the locals do it) and the bags checked in, after getting the keys from the owner's dad. We think we may have got him out of bed from his siesta as he answered the door in his pants (aka undies for the Aussies).
The apartment was really nice and we took a walk across the road to the beach and into town. We ...
... Ozzie & Kiwis. Walked into San Sebastián. The view along the beach is breathtaking & you can tell there is a lot of money in this area. Didn't walk around too long before the rain caught up with us so we're hoping tomorrow is a nicer day as we're going to stay here another ...