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- Banquet room
- Concierge desk
- Heated pool
- Multilingual staff
- Swimming pool
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... strenuous walk with a multi-lingual gal from Winnipeg, Jeaninne, we arrived at Orison in time for a late lunch of market goodies and a beverage of your choice, which in my case was of course a beer.
Orisson as you can see in the pictures is not a thriving metropolis but merely one building (which is the restaurant / bar / dorm) plus an outdoor patio / bar with a two story foundation (remember, we are on very steep ground so all three levels ...
Today we wondered the streets of San Sebastián and decided to go somewhere a little different. We ended up at the aquarium where we learnt about San Sebastián and it's history with the ocean. It was from here a lot of cargo were sent, hundreds of years ago, to the Americas. San Sebastián was also well known for its whale hunting. They would harpoon them, drag them to shore, where they were killed and cut up. In the aquarium there was a skeleton ...
... reservations for the evening at a restaurant about 100 yards from the albergue because the albergue does not provide meals. Dinner was a 3-course meal of pasta, your choice of fish or ham and a custard dessert that came in a little packaged cup (think of yogurt packaging). Dinner is also served with unlimited bread and red wine. It was pretty good. Andrea (a woman in her 30s from Hungary) also joined us for dinner. We had crossed paths with Andrea a couple times throughout ...
... route and it obviously cut off several loops in the modern road. And so we descended into the valley a followed the riverbank for a mile or until we came to a set of very steep wooden steps which took us back up to the road again. It seemed to be an awful waste of energy to avoid an extra half mile of road walking and by now too the weight of our backpacks was beginning to make itself apparent.
After another couple of kilometres the mist came down and ...
... amusing. (Before you judge me...they did acts of lesbian love all afternoon...so that's why I know!)
I had arrived so early that I could only check in the albergue but not enter until 2pm. At least I got my bed assigned and avoided the huge cues which I saw from 2pm to 5pm.
If anyone remembers a very annoyed New Zelander from the Bayonne to St Jean train yesterday, he was there waiting angrily in line (and complaining)...he also now had a limp. Some people just ...