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NOW I read that it always rains all the time in north Spain. Should have read the literature before I guess. Ferry from Porthmouth to Bilbao was much cleaner and smarter than I expected. Now in Bilbao in a camping site that is actually closed except for the restaurant which is rather good. Not sure why they let us book? We are the only ones here and parked in the restaurant carpark. Which makes it handy for visiting. Been sitting here since 5 o'clock ...
... stopped at one of the many pinchos bars and had a drink. They placed some pinchos (food on a stick) in front of us. We had been informed that at many such locations the food is 'free' so we ate it, and it wasn't. Oh well, it was only about E$1 each, so it wasn't so bad.
People were popping in and out of the many bars. It was buzzing.
What I did notice is that people don't tend to stay at one bar for long. ...
... in Bilbao after 7 hours at sea with not much wind and quite a lot of swell. We are now anchored off near Bilbao in a small suburban town called Getxo. On the first night we were the only ones in the anchorage but now there are 4 other boats. This is a really nice and sheltered anchorage were our anchor hasn't dragged and where we feel quite safe. The anchor rope has twisted itself around the keel when we first got here but that was sorted out within minutes ...
... sleep because I was so ****** off, so I got up and packed my bags.
I had planned on spending another night in San Sebastian, but there was absolutely no way I was going to be able to stay in that room again. I asked at reception if I could move to another room, but it was all booked up. I then had a look at other hostels in town but they were all booked as well. It turns out the Pamplona running of the bulls is ...
... Boy promised Video Girl a 5 star room this evening. They arrived at their hotel, The Gran Domaine which is directly opposite the Guggenheim. They had a lovely spacious room which faced the street with a lovely balcony attached. It did have a lovely big king size comfy bed with lots of pillows. Video Girl was looking forward to a good night's sleep tonight.
Within a few minutes of arriving, they were back out on ...
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