Travel Blogs from San Sebastián - Donostia
... to fit all of our stuff into him. Either my packing is getting worse or we have all managed to sneak in some more shopping along our travels. We certainly appreciated the only 1 hr travel time this change over which equates to about 8 stink bombs from Jesse's ever more toxic derričre. There must be some really interesting gear in the lasagne's over here. Next changeover is a 5+ hour drive to Barcelona, that doesn't even bear thinking about.
... I nap on the beach.
1600h Back on the bus into Pamplona.
1830h Attend a bullfight. There are more people here than this morning. They all have buckets of Sangria. I sit up the top near the band and rowdy people. Sangria is splashed on everyone. Tomatoes are thrown. The same 6 bulls from the run are put up to fight. It isn't the nicest thing to watch. I will spare the details. The bulls will be served up at restaurants for a ...
... bus takes us on a city tour pointing out many of the highly ornate and unusual buildings that this city is famous for. The tour then stops to walk us around the outside of the Sagrada Familia. A very long ticket queue snakes around the block. The afternoon is free and we go to the hotel rooftop for a swim and spa, then out to walk along the marina and beach. In the evening we all walk around the corner to a nice restaurant for the farewell ...
Into the gorgeous and sometimes
fiercely independent Basque Country! Took a drive day off to the
surfing haven Mundaka for the night, and once again, amazed how long
a short distance on the map can take to drive. Thanks mountains!!
But got there in perfect weather to a very nice campsite, and lucky
for Ella a stroll down to a very gorgeous sheltered bay. Was really
lovely scrambling over the rocks and also turns out to be a bit of a
treasure chest of ...
... by the gorgeous sunset by the beach so watched and took photos for half an hour. We carried on looking for our coffee and would have been close to 7 by this time. We found another very reasonably priced pintos bar and ordered coffee and more pintos. There was one type of pintos with caramelised onion, orange, goats cheese and walnuts that two of the group had tried and raved about. But they had sold out so they requested more. I said that I couldn't ...