Travel Blogs from Eibar
The last leg of the journey took us from the Molino de Alcuñeza in the province of Castillla la Mancha, north through Castilla y León and on to La Rioja before reaching Bilbao. This was probably one of the most scenic routes we've done. Again as I'm no wordsmith the pictures will have to suffice. I've always loved sunflowers and to see field upon field of them in Castilla la ...
... The hiillsides around Astigarraga are blanketed with apple orchards, perfect for making the sidra that is quaffed in copious amounts in sagardoas and sidrerias around the region! (Oh, to be here in January when they have their cider festival, now that would be something!)
On a day outing from San Sebastián, we drove into the hills what was supposed to be 7 km ...
... used to be where the bull fighting happened. Not a bull in sight now, unless you count the 20 or so English guys on a bucks show competing for the señoritas. I don't know if there is a city on earth where the wine is cheaper than water, but SS is the place. 2.5 euros for an aqua con gas (mineral water), 2 euros for a white wine. 2 EUROS??!!!! And it was delicious as well, not a hint of fruity lexia was detected. We tried out a few pintxos and went to bed for a siesta ...
... Banner" in the middle of Bilbao where we was given the best "Self Clap" applause in appreciation of his work! JAJAJA, good times!
Then after some running, waiting, bridge crossing, story telling, sandwich eating, snack tasting, we realized that it actually was 6:30am and we had to get at least 3 hours before the alarm clock woke us up at 9:30am!
After a hiccup in the morning regarding Un Ladrón, we made our way to the ...
... or less as a compass. back on the road, the main GPS is running fine until Barritz - then it dies. "oh dear" I though to my self, "what ever shall I do now" I continued. I stopped once more after the boarder crossing, but could not coax the GPS back to life. OK nothing else for it but to head into town and get some help.
Getting lost in the center of town is actually quite easy. Fortunately San Sebastian is small and coastal. I made it ...
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