Hospederia de Arantzazu
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... changed into second gear, Grimley disappearing in my mirrors. The ride was exhilarating and I came to a stop by a bridge back on 'normal' roads waiting for the Fireblade to appear. Tinkerbell had done me proud today. Arriving at the fiesta, the town was a hive of activity. Everyone was dressed in blue with many displaying the Basque flag. From tipsy teenagers to happy pensioners, the whole village and surrounding townships had turned out. I needed to know more about this dead ...
... go. I rushed in and couldn’t stop smiling. I found myself nodding along with the tour guide as she spoke, thinking “yes, these are the El Greco paintings…. Ah, indeed, the dark years of Goya…” when I looked around and had to note that none of my fellow tourists were quite as excited as I was. I went with a Spanish-speaking tour guide, so I couldn’t tell if it was a hangover or if they couldn’t understand what our guide was saying. As my ...
... of the Basilica, all the way around the huge dome. He informed us to be careful because technically it was not up to safety codes and it was illegal for us to do so. It was such an awesome experience. At the end of our tour he had cookies and refreshments waiting for us. He gave us all a Heineken and insisted we drink some of it, because whens the next time you’ll drink in a church with a priest? I mean to refuse him would have been a sin I think, so I had a few sips. ...
... friends, the hosts of the B&B as well as party of 8 from Basque) I promised you follows:
Flan de petits pois, creme de chevre a la menthe
Filet mignon a la moutarde
Assortiment de fromages locaux
parfait glace aux mandarines confites
along with wines:
Vouray Methode traditionnelle, cave Des Producteurs
Blanc: Cheveny, Jerome Marcadet
Rouge: Bourgueil, domaine des Mailloches, Restigne
(I only wish I could ...
Woke up particularly chilly today. The temperature had taken a sudden downturn during the night and the heating in the campervan had not kept up. My wife having vetoed spooning many years earlier in our marriage I was left to shiver under my little duvet. But thanks to my foresight in purchasing an electric fan heater before the trip, we were able to get the van nice and toasty in short order. And it's always nice to put ...