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A bright and early start it was for this adventure off to San Sebastián or Donostia in Euskera, however we began they day with an interesting start! With a completely whacko night in regards to our neighbours coming in and out at every single hour, then the lights flicking on and off due to power issues, we finally awoke to our alarm at 7:30 to where we then realized that there was no electricity at all! That I have to say was an interesting experience, we ...
... you pay right there. If your pinxto is better warm, you can ask the waiter to heat it up for you.
-You eat your pinxtos.
-And then, for more variety, you leave the bar and repeat the whole process at another bar.
Honestly, the customs here fascinate me. How cool is that?
Enjoy the pictures below! REMEMBER TO READ THE CAPTIONS - because I try to explain every significant photo that I take! You'll learn a lot, I promise :)
... 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.
Drove on south to Biarritz stopping for some surf along the way. Biarritz is one of Europes best surf locations and its easy to see why. Giant waves can be seen all along the coast, and during the 3 days I was staying the surf only got bigger.
Stayed a few miles north of Biarritz in a place called 'Anglet'. Giant Aire for campervans, and the T4 was without doubt the ...
... br> After freshening up I decided that we must go and explore the shops. It's amazing what shopping can do to one's energy levels. There was one little problem, and that's that most of the shops here close over lunchtime, sort of from around 1pm to 3pm or thereabouts. It was a little after 2pm so we didn't have long to wait before we could go into some of them.
We had no idea where the supermarket was and when we were in the pharmacy I heard a ...