Hotel Au Bon Coin
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Unfortunately we woke up to a rainy morning, but that wasn't going to stop us from heading off on a big day trip, planned by Tristan.
First stop was the very boring Anglet. To be honest, it was a mistake going there, but if you want Hair dressers, butchers, Fromage (cheese) shops it's perfect.
We then drove to Bayonne which was …
... started to appear out of nowhere.
Headed off in the morning to San Sebastián. It is a beautiful seaside town that I would recommend a visit to. Though, I can imagine it would be packed in the summer. The beach is large and sandy. The cove protected with a small island, so small waves. The town had many churches and narrow interesting lanes. Off to France tomorrow.
... decided to go on this trip a few weeks ago because Dana was telling us how beautiful Biarritz is and we wanted to go to the beach. It was a great decision. At first we were supposed to rent a house for 6 people, but the man mysteriously cancelled on us the day of. I'm a pretty kind person but that made me really angry, how can you cancel something like that the day of when we're all packed and ready to go? Anyways, we didn't let this evil man ruin our weekend so ...
... practicing on land is very different from trying to hone your technique on top of a wave.
The hour and a half lesson went by so quickly. We practiced again in the afternoon with rented equipment and by the end of the day we both had gained some confidence and a huge interest in exploring surfing as a new pastime. We hope this visit to Biarritz won't be our last. We would love to return and attend one of the schools' longer, more intensive surf camps.
The cool, wet weather continued as we motored on westward about 160km toward the Atlantic coast. Arriving in the resort town of Biarritz, we headed directly for the lighthouse which lies on a promontory on the north end of the famous surfing beach. Some weeks earlier I had checked the weather conditions in Biarritz; at that time it was sunny and about 30°C. Today it was more like 8°C and wind driven rain coming off ...