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Travel Blogs from Biarritz
Upon my arrival into Lourdes, I noticed that there was a sense of chaos in the air. My main priority was to find my hotel and after checking and rechecking the maps I realised that the hotel was listed as being in a dfferent area. Good exercise but not so much fun in terrential rain. The hotel was in complete darkness and stayed like this for 2 …
... to Geoff that I thought Hendaye was in the opposite direction. Agreeing, we wait for the train to loop back or shunt out and then head towards its, in our minds, proper destination.
It was not to be and an announcement over the speaker system confirms our fears that this was the train to Paris!! Thankfully it stopped at Biarritz, where we got off waited and caught the train to Hendaye which we would and should have caught at St Jean which was running forty five minutes late. ...
I am sure that you must have noticed that I am fond of using puns. Now I consider English to be a language where the use of puns is unrivalled. we have so many homonynms and homophones that confuse yet enrich our language and so much humour that rests upon the kowledge of such vocab, i.e the joke 'I don't know much about how worms mate, but I know they do it in pairs.However, my knowledge of French puns is restricted to, one French man saying to his friend '...a demain' ...
... All I wanted to do was lay on the beach with the Brits, drink beer and eat fish and chips ... but I did do the right and honourable thing and escort Denise into the many lingerie stores ... What an eye popping experience!
Biarritz reminds me a lot of an overgrown and historically rich Noosa ... There is a lot of old world charm mixed in with a lot of very ugly 1970's stuff -- to which one may also add the French ...
... 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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