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... sights of the green and white water in the sea.
We then made our way over to the centre for some shopping. Martin was interested in buying an "American Filled" jacket from a high end store but.... he was advised otherwise by me! It was a quick snack, Empanadas and Bocadillos, and then we headed to the bus station to catch our bus back to Bilbao.
While waiting for the bus, it began "Lloviendo a Cántaros" (Raining cats and dogs) as the ...
... kept laughing at me, because I was constantly gasping in delight.
We spent a few hours just walking around and enjoying the views before we went to a few bars to eat Pinxtos for lunch. Let me explain a little bit about pinxtos. They are kind of similar to tapas, but while tapas are usually just a small portion of a food that you can order in larger amounts (or racion) a pinxto is a small delicacy usually served on a slice of bread with a toothpick ...
... amazing fews of the bay. There is a giant statue of Christ up at the summit, very similar to 'Christ the redeemer' over in Rio.
The old part of town has some narrow streets with plenty of bars offering pinxos (mostly seafood but quite a few smoked meats and cheeses)
Visited the museum 'De San Telmo' all about Basque history. Modern building fused with a refurbished church and cloister.
Afer 3 days of solid rain in San Sebastian, I decided to leave and head for Bilbao.
Drove on south to Biarritz stopping for some surf along the way. Biarritz is one of Europes best surf locations and its easy to see why. Giant waves can be seen all along the coast, and during the 3 days I was staying the surf only got bigger.
Stayed a few miles north of Biarritz in a place called 'Anglet'. Giant Aire for campervans, and the T4 was without doubt the ...
... hadn't eaten a huge amount, but I was soon fired up and ready for some shopping action.
I had spotted a cute little jewellery boutique yesterday and bought a necklace there on our way down to Galeries Lafayette, a French department store. Just last night I was bragging to Mum about how I thought we'd go home with lots of money leftover, nek minnit, a large chunk of our Euros were gone, courtesy of Galeries Lafayette. To my credit, there were quite a ...