Brit Hotel Marbella
Travel Blogs from Biarritz
Ahh this is the South of France that we had hoped for! A clear blue sky with only the occasional white cloud scudding across . We set out , this time intent on a train journey, to Hendaye, a little town on the French /Spanish border for a day at the beach.
Arriving at the station we purchase our tickets in a hurry noting from the information board that, the train to Hendaye will be a platform two NOW! We dash on glad to have caught it and settle down. As the train moves on, ...
... rather than the official timing mat. Now, those who ride with John back home know that he is famous for taking sneaky shortcuts. He will be with you in a bunch one minute, then disappear. Next thing you know, he will pop out of some side street up ahead and be in front of the bunch. We do joke that he has published a list of "John's shortcuts" for the Canberra cycling community. He might have to issue an international edition. Poor ...
... shopping and little bars. When we were settled in it felt good to cook our own food and stay in one place for a while and have a break from 'travelling.' Luckily we were right near the ocean and in the middle of Biarritz and every day we went for a walk along the rocky cliffs and around town to see what else we could discover. There was sadly no surf for Tom so we had to find other ways to keep entertained. In France baguettes and crepes are eaten very regularly. Our favourite crepes ...
PICOS de EUROPA
The area known as the Picos de Europa is the final area for us to explore on our epic journey through Spain. These are jagged fissured mountains in the north of Spain with awesome gorges, alpine meadows and spectacular high level lakes. Take care, warns our host from a previous week, the weather is very unpredictable. We discover that this is no exaggeration as we walk around one of the lakes. ...
We woke up to a yucky wet day with a howling wind. Minh-Yen was sleeping up top which only has canvas sides and made the howling wind really loud. I kept waking up from down below and I can only imagine how it would have woken her up! The whole van was rocking all night long and none of us woke up feeling particularly well rested. We got off to a slower start and packed up the van to change campsites. We eventually headed off and ...
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