Domaine de Bassilour
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... was in the 'Way'. Well very high hill.
i have now found that going up is only a matter of puff but coming down is a killer. I think I walk twice as far as I have to zig zag to save my knees and shins.
The last three miles was steeply downhill, rocky, muddy (hence slippery)
It took me about 8 hours today but I am proud of myself!
One thing that is really lovely is that men often ask me if ...
... am but I have learnt that the start time is often flexible so I thought I would get there at 1030 to be safe (I don't like wasting time standing around). There were quite a few people already waiting and when I checked the notice on the window the funicular wasn't opening until 11 during September. I decided to head off to Mirimar palace and gardens which were nearby - I was sure I could fill in half an hour exploring them. They were beautiful - as I wandered around ...
... south towards Spain. Eventually we ended up on a very narrow road into a small village. It was quite concerning as some of the hills were looking a bit steep and towing Daisy was starting to panic.
We eventually pulled outside the campsite and was met with what can only be described as chaos. There was an entrance on the left and one on the right. The one on the left had a feck of steep hill upwards and the one on the right a ...
... large and well curated exhibition about one of the earliest Cubist artists. I hadn't realised that he had fought in WW1 and was badly injured which meant he did not paint for about 3 years. I also didn't know only a few years before his death in 1963 he became one of the first living artists to be hung in the Louvre. The permanent sculpture exhibition by Richard Serra was as much fun to visit as last time. It's hard to describe but it is huge installation ...
... enjoying the waves that afternoon.
About 5.30pm they had a late afternoon tea in the Mirremont Hotel tea rooms, overlooking the bay before heading back to San Sebastián and a little rest in their hotel room.
About 9.30pm they headed out, it was dinner time. Video Girl, had just remembered that they had missed morning tea, and said she must make up for it tonight and have two desserts.
Later, as they walked back towards their hotel ...