Travel Blogs from San Sebastián - Donostia
On Saturday morning I got up early to catch my 6:45 train to Irun. Once I reached Irun, I took the next train to San Sebastian and was in San Sebastian by 8:45. I walked around the city a little bit exploring the sights and then found the tourist office which I waited for to open at 10:00. After getting a map of the city I explored a little more …
... but is now a collection of shops and cafes. Gambling on the chance that one would be able to get good coffee there we stop at Café Hegoa and enjoy a welcome cuppa. Walking on we found a pleasant place on some rocks to while away some time and enjoy the sun. It was with some regret that we left to catch the train, without incidence this time, back to St Jean.
Once we had dined and packed we couldn't resist a final tour of the harbour by night. St Jean is a very pleasant place to ...
Leaving Madrid to head toward the north coast of Spain we
thought we had encountered the worst of the hills, but no, the van was
confronted again and again with further climbs all of which caused it to
struggle and meant that we were often pulling into the side to let those cars
behind us pass. The scenery was much the
same as the trip into Madrid, very harsh and although I looked everywhere not
once did I see a house that even vaguely resembled ...
... to see more of SanSe and what I have done here!
Miss and love you all!
Abrazos y besos,
PS. My spanish is getting better which I am quite happy about. My english, however, is changing because most of the international kids speak very plain english (but good, nonetheless) so I feel myself using less complex sayings or slang terms. Its pretty entertaining though to explain to them phrases (like happy camper, faceplant, etc).
... back to the hostel and decided to make friends with the people in our room to make the stay not so unbearable. They were all very nice, Australian of course and were all attending the Running with the Bulls festival. This meant that they had to get up at 4am to get the bus into Pamplona, returning at 10am, sleeping all day, then going back in for the parties at 9.30pm, so you could say we didn't see them much.
Night for now
Lauren and ...