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Travel Blogs from San Sebastián - Donostia
... sights of the green and white water in the sea.
We then made our way over to the centre for some shopping. Martin was interested in buying an "American Filled" jacket from a high end store but.... he was advised otherwise by me! It was a quick snack, Empanadas and Bocadillos, and then we headed to the bus station to catch our bus back to Bilbao.
While waiting for the bus, it began "Lloviendo a Cántaros" (Raining cats and dogs) as the ...
... 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 ...
Drove on south to Biarritz stopping for some surf along the way. Biarritz is one of Europes best surf locations and its easy to see why. Giant waves can be seen all along the coast, and during the 3 days I was staying the surf only got bigger.
Stayed a few miles north of Biarritz in a place called 'Anglet'. Giant Aire for campervans, and the T4 was without doubt the ...
... we could play again. Leigh, Karl and I had a lovely oriental lunch where they were televising the festival via helicopter, which just happened to be the dragon boat racing we had not long before seen in action by the beachside. Festival mystery solved.
The food in these parts we found quite simple, nice but simple. The travel information we read said “San Sebastian is not a place for vegetarians or vegans" but I was okay, I am used ...