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... After a bottle or two of wine, we finally convinced the girls to come out with us to Casco Viejo where the discos were! We stumbled around the town where we bar hopped first, meeting our friends from the local bar from the last evening, and then off for some Chupitos and Cuba Libres. We then made our way to a disco in the old town where we met a group of guys who we assume (aka. hoped) they were on there Bachelor party, because one was dressed ...
-You spend a few minutes looking at the menu and then...
-You order your food, usually one entree per person
-You receive your drinks, and wait awhile... and then
-You receive your (huge american sized) meal
-You order dessert, and then eat that too
-You ask for the check, pay and then leave.
Now, imagine that you are eating lunch in San Sebastián.
-You walk to the bar, because the best bars are on ...
... amazing fews of the bay. There is a giant statue of Christ up at the summit, very similar to 'Christ the redeemer' over in Rio.
The old part of town has some narrow streets with plenty of bars offering pinxos (mostly seafood but quite a few smoked meats and cheeses)
Visited the museum 'De San Telmo' all about Basque history. Modern building fused with a refurbished church and cloister.
Afer 3 days of solid rain in San Sebastian, I decided to leave and head for Bilbao.
Cycled in to Biarritz the next day to explore the town. Small cove with some very expensive houses and an aquarium perched right on the edge of the bay.
Surfers can be seen along the bay, watched by the shoppers in town. Large waves can be seen hitting the sides of the road and reaching some 100m up in the air.
Spent the next few days here surfing.
... gorgeous and there is a great feeling of opulence. We unpacked and had our lunch, then, what do you know, a great sea fog swept in and obliterated the town. Nevertheless we walked the 300 m to the Grande Plage and had a good laugh at all the "sunbathers". It was quite a special feeling strolling along the promenade of this beautiful place.
Dinner at La Table Basque, serving traditional Basque food, and I had a most delicious entree ...