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... drink (beer or wine) and maybe a pinchos, and off they go to the next location. And that seems to be fairly consistent everywhere we've been so far in Spain.
On our only full day in Zaragoza, we explored the town a little more, we visited three churches, and some might ask "why?". Well, they were all so different. The first was a local church, there was a lot of restoration going on, but it wasn't super fancy, yet it ...
... We had accommodation booked already in Bordeaux and Paris as we were flying out of Paris to get to Split, but the only bus that would get us from Bilbao to Bordeaux (about 4 hours or something) arrived at 3:30am! We were staying in AirBnB so a bit different to a 24 hour reception desk and she said she wouldn't be able to check us in at that ridiculous time. Fair enough. After a lot of research in various methods including getting trains to random ...
... I was treated with respect as soon as I walked into the door. The owners were a lovely couple who were happy to see a new face. They took the opportunity to teach me some Basque and make some great restaurant suggestions.
Instead of tapas bars in Bilbao, there are pintxos bars. Pintxos are deceptive. They are small and usually attached to a piece of bread, like a slice of baguette, with a skewer. Some examples of pintxos are: mini hamburguesas, tuna salad with ...
... lunch at the other day
because the food was so good! Then, I went to a pastry shop and had a donut
completely filled with crème. Then, I found a creperie in a square with a big,
gothic cathedral. It was so perfect, sitting there in the sun, watching people go
by and listening to the cathedral bells ring while slowly enjoying a nutella
crepe and thick, rich and creamy hot chocolate. I explored a few flea markets.
It was Sunday so all of the stores were ...
... 330 m. By mid afternoon the sun came out and the temperature rose to 16 degrees C. After lunch we began a 130 m descent and a200 m ascent to The mountain village Gorostolamendi. We plateaued at 425 m prior to our descent at Sakoneta where I accelerated my hike on Dennis an Pat. The last 2 km was downhill on a roughened concrete path to Markina at 100m. It was very steep and a difficult decline. I trekked ahead of Pat and Dennis to check out bus service to Bilbao. At ...