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... but is now a collection of shops and cafes. Gambling on the chance that one would be able to get good coffee there we stop at Café Hegoa and enjoy a welcome cuppa. Walking on we found a pleasant place on some rocks to while away some time and enjoy the sun. It was with some regret that we left to catch the train, without incidence this time, back to St Jean.
Once we had dined and packed we couldn't resist a final tour of the harbour by night. St Jean is a very pleasant place to ...
Spanish haciendas that were so popular in Australia in the 70’s (admittedly we
did not travel any further south than Madrid, so maybe they are all there
waiting for us).
We travelled along many minor roads which had two
plusses, we got to see much more of the local villages and we avoided some of
the more ridiculous tolls. Arrived about
lunch time the following day in a seaside resort that looked to all intent as
if someone had come ...
... and giggling and taking silly photos one of which is the very lame selfie where I'm trying to work out how to take it! Being in Biarritz was different to the rest of France. The streets are still complicated as well as the language but it was very beautiful and had a relaxing vibe. Two weeks after we left we heard the women's Roxy pro surf competition was cancelled from no waves! I was so sad to say goodbye to France for now but very excited to check our Spain - our next stop San Sebastian.
Travelled today from Bordeaux and stopped at Biarritz for some lunch and a look around. The weather was cold, wet and windy but Michael tells me it's the surf capital of France. It is a very ritzy place for all the beautiful people and you could see how it would be very popular in the middle of summer. We found a gorgeous little French cafe and had our fill of quiche and pastries for lunch.
After getting the hang of French road signs again while in France, and learning new ones in Spanish for the last month, we are suddenly confronted with signs in the Basque language. A language nothing like Spanish or French! A language you can't even make a guess at. Lots of k's, x's i's etc . It seems more like Finnish.
The Basque people are both in this area of Spain, and then ...