Travel Blogs from Biarritz
... delightful town called Saint Jean de Luz, a pretty small beach town just dripping with charm, from its port lined with colorful boats to its boutique shops selling surfing gear; linen; shoes and handbags; and macaroons.
San Sebastián is very proud of its gastronomic reputation and even has a university (Basque Culinary Center) offering a 4 year degree in gastronomic sciences, so to acknowledge this ...
... pilgrims trying to finish it off. When we got near the cathederal we saw a doner kebab shop so we stopped and went in and had a great meal, dried out a bit and had a few beers before we searched of our hotel Hortas which was quiet easy to find and then after a hotttt!!!!!!! shower and a change of clothes we headed down to the pilgrims office and waited in a huge line for about 2 hours to get our official compestolla to say that we did ...
... and they had not seen such a beautiful sunset for some time.
Akelarre offers three different tasting menus of nine courses, Aranori, Bekarki and The Akelare's Classics. Battery Boy had the modern Aranori menu with matching wines while Video Girl had the more traditional Bekarki menu. Each tasting menu commences with a starter called, "Sea Garden", consisting of prawn's sand, oyster leaf, mussel with 'shell', sea urchin's sponge, ...
... and giggling and taking silly photos one of which is the very lame selfie where I'm trying to work out how to take it! Being in Biarritz was different to the rest of France. The streets are still complicated as well as the language but it was very beautiful and had a relaxing vibe. Two weeks after we left we heard the women's Roxy pro surf competition was cancelled from no waves! I was so sad to say goodbye to France for now but very excited to check our Spain - our next stop San Sebastian.
... to traffic to allow for an open air bazaar of high end shoes and clothes, but the weather was keeping all but the hardiest indoors. We, however, had a mission. The rumor that France's finest macaroons were to be found in a particular store somewhere around there had us donning our warmest wet-gear and setting out in search of the treasure, and the weather be damned. Having been successful in this quest we wandered down to the ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility