Hotel Astoria 7
Travel Blogs from San Sebastián - Donostia
... but is now a collection of shops and cafes. Gambling on the chance that one would be able to get good coffee there we stop at Café Hegoa and enjoy a welcome cuppa. Walking on we found a pleasant place on some rocks to while away some time and enjoy the sun. It was with some regret that we left to catch the train, without incidence this time, back to St Jean.
Once we had dined and packed we couldn't resist a final tour of the harbour by night. St Jean is a very pleasant place to ...
... pulled out the power cord, where a few days before
there had been teeming crowds, noisy interactions, busy food places and
hustlers on every corner now it was overcast, there were rows and rows of
plastic chairs all stacked up, the beach was empty, no buskers and even the few
hustlers seemed half hearted, school had gone back and the party had finished!
We continued to travel along the Spanish coast and spent
another night in the carpark of a marina.
We enjoyed our last few days in France, nice to catch up and camp with friends. Made better with surf and almost perfect weather. Excited to discover a new culture we crossed the (invisible) border into Spain only to find the baguettes and lack of swimwear continues into Basque Country. We booked a few nights in San Sebastian, the campground (Igueldo) is a few kilometres out of town, but it's a fantastic steep climb up ...
... shopping and little bars. When we were settled in it felt good to cook our own food and stay in one place for a while and have a break from 'travelling.' Luckily we were right near the ocean and in the middle of Biarritz and every day we went for a walk along the rocky cliffs and around town to see what else we could discover. There was sadly no surf for Tom so we had to find other ways to keep entertained. In France baguettes and crepes are eaten very regularly. Our favourite crepes ...
Madrid has an enormous airport with 6 terminals. LAN arrive in to Terminal 4S, a satellite terminal connected to the main T4 by train. Unfortunately we did not have sufficient time to collect our bags and make our connection to San Sebastian so had to purchase another ticket on the 6.30pm flight. No drama at this point, just rather a lot of wasted Euros. We headed to the Lounge and relaxed for a few hours. The lady there told us the flight would likely depart ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center