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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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... don't open. Portugal tolls hit us big before we left, one toll alone was €45, our biggest yet. We really liked Portugal, though they don't have toilet seats or siestas. After we crossed the border into Spain we noticed things starting to change. The small towns were like ghost towns. Lucky to spot 3 people, no shops at all, even the pubs were closed. We found ...
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.
... guessed at but couldn't get it to reconnect (because it was corroded). We now know the words for all those things (with a bit of help from Google Translate). Shame we were off to Spain in the next half hour and wouldn't need that again! Luckily, during this incident we had been parked in a totally free car park and were able to unpack the entire boot to get to the engine. Couldn't have happened in a better place really; we're really hoping we don't have to repeat it in ...