Travel Blogs from Bayonne
... up a wee bit late. But Martin became friends with some lovely Spanish Grandmas that helped us pass the time!
A quick trip back and then the fun began for the evening!
We met a group of Erasmus students studying in Madrid from the UK and we had a great time chit chatting and sharing some wine at the Hostel. Turns out one of the girls had done an exchange in Banff of all places and the other had family in Calgary! Small world ...
My mother-in-law was right about intercity night trains; there is no way you get a proper nights rest. I must have slept a maximum of two hours. As I've mentioned before the last night train I took was from London to Aberdeen around 11 years ago and I quite enjoyed it, must be these inferior continental trains. I had an hour to kill at Bayonne before my next train to St Jean-Pied-de-Port so I sat down at ...
Today Oihane and her family brought me to the gorgeous city of San Sebastian.
Her father described the cities of the Basque Country to me as such: "Bilbao is capital of industry, Vitoria is the capital of politics, and San Sebastian is the capital of beauty"
I am inclined to agree.
From the towering spires of the Cathedral of San Sebastián to the gorgeous "conch" or shell shaped beach, this city is amazing. While walking around the city, ...
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 ...
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