Hotel de Silhouette
Travel Blogs from Biarritz
... to fit all of our stuff into him. Either my packing is getting worse or we have all managed to sneak in some more shopping along our travels. We certainly appreciated the only 1 hr travel time this change over which equates to about 8 stink bombs from Jesse's ever more toxic derrière. There must be some really interesting gear in the lasagne's over here. Next changeover is a 5+ hour drive to Barcelona, that doesn't even bear thinking about.
A Special day with two Special people!
Being in the Basque area has been a wonderful experience for us, staying with Melanie and Vincent (The Basque Man from Mauleon) we have enjoyed incredible hospitality and developed a much better understanding of the Basque Culture. The passion is infectious! They took the day off to take us to Saint Pied de Luz and San Sebastian (Spain). Our first tour stop was in Saint Pied de Luz where we strolled ...
... the beautiful curve of perfect waves coming in.
Bliss. So the bikes came off again and had the hard slog uphill but
rewarded with the loveliness of Biarritz. Also got further north of
Biarritz the next day, in the Landes department where there is lovely
stretches of sandy dunes coming onto that same glistening water.
Reminded me of home a little too, looking down the seemingly endless
beach (minus ...
... it was a ****** way to finish his Haute Route, but he did see the funny side. And he has a good reason to come back and do the Iron Challenge again, which next year will include the Dolomites (c'mon Sue, you know you want to too).
We found John at the finish line (we were early as Greg and I opted for a lift in the campervan for the final secured convoy bit, given the terrible riding conditions). And then we ran into Greg ...
... delicious!We felt we needed a dessert crêpe and all went for the salted caramel butter crêpe which was to die for. It had started to rain while we were eating so we were glad to be inside warming up for a while. We then continued on our walk around town, passing by all sorts of neat buildings. We wandered past a fancy gated hotel which had a €130 menu posted outside – needless to say we wouldn’t be trying out that ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility