Hotel Astoria 7
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... the "Way", some with the distinctive St James' Star stitched to their packs indicating they were serious pilgrims and had already walked 150 km.
Along the way, Thomas our guide, spoke about the history of the area. We are really in Basque country and the region we are in is one of four government recognised Basque provinces meaning, amongst other things, their language is officially recognised and can be taught at schools. The region where Pamplona (of running with the ...
... As cliche as it is, the journey it takes to arrive somewhere is truly the whole experience in itself but not for the reasons one may think. There are an abundance of different characters along this expedition; there are obnoxious plane goers, overworked coffee baristas and the occasional “way too friendly on a long flight” type of plebeians. Being a typical college student, I am on a lackluster budget and booking my flights completely reflects that aspect of ...
... is a completely different story.
In a situation full of women rather than an intermix of different genders, this whole conversation could have been taking much more offensively rather than a simple and comical exchange. The language barrier added a subtle touch of hilarity as well.
"Do you have a boyfriend?" -San Sebastian local 1
"Mas y menos...." -anonymous friend 1
"What? So do you have a girlfriend?" -San ...
... degrees, so surfing in the area next summer should be fun.
We continued up the coast and quickly realized that the magnificently beautiful drive was also magnificently slow and the 35 miles to San Sebastian would require two hours of driving. So, we took it easy and enjoyed the view, making mental notes of potential surf spots to return to. The town of Deba, only 25 minutes from San Sebastian, is a very quaint little town and appears to have a ...
... after 2am sometime.. By this stage he was
giving us free shots of some special Spainish liqueur and a free red
bull to our friend as Phil helped carry him out of the bar! The
Spainish style of generously free pouring spirits was well and truly
abused by us all, leaving some in much worse states than others!
San Seb was much harder than we expected as it turned out we weren't
the only people trying to get to Lisbon for ...