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Kinglee stayed here on Mar 20, 2014 during their trip titled: Kinglee's Great Adventure.
... to make our way through downtown Bilbao and off to San Sebastian, our home for the next week. Although San Sebastian is a wonderful beach town, the weather today is not ideal for beach time (pouring rain and windy), but as we pull into town we get a brief break in the clouds, which allows us to walk our luggage to home for the next week (a 3 bedroom apartment just a block from the beach) without getting wet.
After dropping our bags at the apartment and getting oriented ...
... did tricks and ran from the vacillos (smaller cows that are trained for this type of event and chase the men in the ring). I was very hesitant at first because I thought this would be like a bull fight where one bull or cow was killed at the end of the match. Thankfully, this was not the case and this show was purely for cultural tradition and entertainment sake. The young matadors were very brave and performed great tricks, flips, pole vaults, and jumps over the vacillos. I ...
... But I beg to differ and the evidence suggests otherwise. Not much in this town, it's a quiet sleepy little place with one hostel, one bar, a post office, one very unappealing park, lots of unfinished houses, a well and a tourism office. It's a beautiful day though, it's nice to be enjoying the sun and since the weather changes so quickly here there is no knowing how long we will have it ...
Our night on the aire was fine and we set off the following morning for a slow and windy drive through yet another national park. The first part was small roads with trees, oaks, ashes, chestnuts to each side often covered in moss eventually we reached a type of plateau where we stopped for lunch, it was now much more open with rough moor land. After lunch we started the decent which followed the river mostly, the Najerilla, which had been dammed a number of times but was ...