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... After a bottle or two of wine, we finally convinced the girls to come out with us to Casco Viejo where the discos were! We stumbled around the town where we bar hopped first, meeting our friends from the local bar from the last evening, and then off for some Chupitos and Cuba Libres. We then made our way to a disco in the old town where we met a group of guys who we assume (aka. hoped) they were on there Bachelor party, because one was dressed ...
... Voight. I'd love to come back and have a go at the rapids, just a little more pleasant than Lee Valley. At SJPdP I made my way to the pilgrims office to get my "credencial" stamped. The staff there give me some more information on the stage with a plan of all the stages with ascent/descent diagrams. I'm going to use this to make sure that some of the 40km stages I have planned are achievable. So onto ...
-You spend a few minutes looking at the menu and then...
-You order your food, usually one entree per person
-You receive your drinks, and wait awhile... and then
-You receive your (huge american sized) meal
-You order dessert, and then eat that too
-You ask for the check, pay and then leave.
Now, imagine that you are eating lunch in San Sebastián.
-You walk to the bar, because the best bars are on ...
Upon driving into Spain it started raining. Day 4 in spain as I write this, and it is still tipping it down. All footwear is now soaked, as are both my jackets, trousers and socks!!
Gave up waiting for the rain to stop and walked into San Sebastian. Nice city based in a sheltered bay with two large hills at either end. One has a small furnicular railway taking you to the top, the other is a more tiring walk through rivers of water flowing
down the footpaths. The summit however ...
... pin number, "it must be right" we thought. Back to the cars and when we got to the exit the machine said we hadn't paid. Gary tried a couple of times but still no luck. By this time we had a couple of cars stacked up behind us and then finally an official came to our rescue and said that we had to pay at another machine, Gary gave him his credit card and he raced off to sort it out for us. Then Sam suddenly realized that, what if this guy wasn't who he said ...