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... couple of days ago. Hopefully the nice people from Eurodrive are not reading this and they will appreciate my nice patch up job to take care of a couple of small dents and scratches and a slightly droopy right wing mirror.
This weeks date night on Thursday was less eventful than last week and we only met a few locals and for some reason there are no really funny stories to tell. I don't have the photos but they have been posted on facebook.
... watching the French enjoy their summer holidays.
Our tour guide Vincent led us to the harbour and to get some Basque Macarons which are completely different from the coloured ones but delicious. The harbour square area was a delight with the water clean and grey mullet swimming, artistes painting and selling their works. The town is beautiful.
Back to the car and off to Spain and San Sebastian which we had heard so much about.
I was glad ...
... Apparently the workers enjoy using the stuff during the workday. The stores smell of it. Some are so strong you feel buzzed just from being in there. Got to Laurie so bad that she wanted to buy a pair of lovely gypsy shoes. Not really, but it would have been fun if she put a pair on. Ordering lunch was a real experience. The waitress didn't understand anything we said and we didn't understand her. Seemed to still ...
... wide walkways which the locals and holiday makers like us used to traverse from one end to the other. Either side of the bay were hills that drop directly into the bay. Of course houses and villa's dotted these areas.
The weather improved and the temperature crept up and even some brave locals were entering the water for their daily swim.
After a slow start San Sebastian showed us why it is one of the most favourite destinations in ...
... for dinner. We start at Bar Burghetta recommended to us by our hotel manager. We can see why its his favourite. It’s a cute little bar with beautifully presented pintxos on the bar that taste delicious. I fill a plate with the little morcels and we devour them! Then we go around the corner to Hidalgo which is full of locals watching the soccer. We share one or two more of the little pintxos then walk home in the rain to our cosy ...