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Clean, Small room but I was grateful of a bed after a long trip from Australia. By the time I hit the bed I was ready for a good sleep
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I slept very well and went down for breakfast. Arranged also to leave some of my luggage at this hotel for Clare to collect when she comes through in a few weeks. A typical French breakfast was enough to get me going. Pack on the back I headed off. As I passed through the train station I noticed a bus leaving the car park but was blissfully unaware …
... when the dog ran down it. I thought he was trying to kill the dog! But no. The dog was very athletic and brought the ball right back. When we went back to Cameron's flat Ian was there which was nice. And *clears throat* THE ITALIAN ROOMMATE IS GOING TO BE HERE IN A HALF HOUR! I'm so pumped. He better be hot. I'm currently taking a siesta which is between 2-4:30ish where shops close and people nap. Tonight the whole town is having a party that starts at midnight and goes for 24 ...
So we ended up in Bayonne before the start of the Camino and it was absolutely beautiful. Of course we didn't know that right away because we arrived at 4:00 in the morning. We ended up sleeping on a bus bench until about 6:00 when the buses started running the next day. When they did another couple our age got on and we sparked up a conversation after seeing their tent. We followed them to a campsite which didn't open until 8:30 and ...
... What is life he says "In the Basque we live for eating" - Rod is in heaven!! - me too, if I want to be honest.
We go all out today and get Oysters, Razor Clams, Prawns and Calamari, truck loads of green beans, melons, tomatoes ohlala. We had a fantastic lunch, went for a walk around the city, came back to a sleep - both of us feeling exhausted. We had another walk along the river this evening to soak up the atmosphere and its going to be an early night.
... Bayonne is renowned for its excellent
hams and we were not disappointed.
sun only sets well after 10 pm, so the streets teemed with moms, dads,
children, infants in strollers and groups of teenagers hanging out at the bars
on the sidewalk watching the world soccer cup games. We explored the streets
and then headed back.