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Travel Blogs from San Sebastián - Donostia
... to use our flashlights on our phones to shower, eat and brush our teeth in the pitch black hostel before finally someone came down and reset the fuse box! But we managed the morning by getting ourselves to the bus station on time for our 1.5 hour bus ride to San Sebastián.
After a quick nap and a scenic bus ride on our way to San Sebastián we arrived in the centre along the Rio Urumea where we were fortunate enough to catch the morning rowers out ...
... you pay right there. If your pinxto is better warm, you can ask the waiter to heat it up for you.
-You eat your pinxtos.
-And then, for more variety, you leave the bar and repeat the whole process at another bar.
Honestly, the customs here fascinate me. How cool is that?
Enjoy the pictures below! REMEMBER TO READ THE CAPTIONS - because I try to explain every significant photo that I take! You'll learn a lot, I promise :)
... amazing fews of the bay. There is a giant statue of Christ up at the summit, very similar to 'Christ the redeemer' over in Rio.
The old part of town has some narrow streets with plenty of bars offering pinxos (mostly seafood but quite a few smoked meats and cheeses)
Visited the museum 'De San Telmo' all about Basque history. Modern building fused with a refurbished church and cloister.
Afer 3 days of solid rain in San Sebastian, I decided to leave and head for Bilbao.
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 ...
... up with them both along our trip, it has been so much fun! Dave & Lauren took us to a tapas bar where the food was laid out across the bar... So cool! What food to choose! We were not sure how long some of the food had been sitting there so avoided the seafood ones just incase. Got our first Sangria in Spain... So delicious! We have been hanging out for this! The clouds cleared up and the sun came out, yay! We all ...