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... br> To get to the beach we had a delightful walk along side the river and a lagoon with egrets and turnstones picking over the falling tides left overs. The walk was planted with a blaze of late summer flowers and it was heavenly to stroll along in the morning sun.
Arriving at the beach, an extensive area of sand with atlantic rollers spewing onto the beach we decided to explore the rocks at one end. Walking along we see a magnificent building which we discover used to be ...
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.
Our first day travelling took us from Brighton to the Channel Tunnel, a tedious trip via the M25 and M20. We took the long way round because the direct route along the coast through Bexhill, Hastings and Rye is scenic but very slow, especially with the caravan. We arrived at the tunnel in good time, expecting a half hour wait for our train, but were shepherded straight on to one which left almost ...
... When we checked in I asked if we were too late for breakfast. The lady at the desk said no. So, as soon as we put our suitcases in our rooms we went back downstairs to have breakfast. It consisted of fresh squeezed orange juice, coffee, fresh croissants, fresh bread, cheese, hard boiled eggs, and something like a fruit cocktail. It was really quite good and refreshing.
The hotel we ...