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... steak and pasta, and dessert of Black Forest cake. They really went overboard and we felt very special. After lunch they invited us to go with them to their weekend Car Rally / Time Trials. Loic has a Peugeot 206 Rally Car and has had some success in winning his 'category' in past years. Now, I have to say that going to this kind of event, in the drizzling rain and freezing cold, stomping through mud to get to a vantage point so you can see 'your ...
So we took our first ever day trip to Bilbao. I learned where the bus station is and how to load the cards to get the bus tickets. The bus ride was just over an hour and it was the funniest thing ever. Cameron was sitting behind us and for the first 20 minutes was all excited and was like "wow! Dynamite!" to all the mountains we were passing and then I tried to sleep since we left at like 8 am and we didn't get too much sleep since we were all drinking the night before. Then Cameron asks ...
... beautiful seaside town and finishing with a quick drink.
It was a great way to finish our trip to Spain.
Final thoughts on our trip
When booking accommodation, request 2 single beds rather than a double - you will get a bigger room (and besides you can usually push them together if you need to be close).
When renting a car, make sure you need to know how to put gas in the bloody thing before you leave the rental agency.
... the front of the line and be asked for our passports which of course we didn't have with us. Annoying as ****. We instead tried our luck at an automated ticket machine next to the ticket windows and success! So much drama for something that ended up being far too easy. Anyway, tickets to Toulouse were safely in the bag which was a huge relief.
We had wandered around most of the new town the first time we came into town so we aimed towards ...
... arrived home to find the fridge stocked, house aired, bunting , banners and by complete coincidence, a vase of happy sunflowers ! Thanks Mrs B x
So that's it . All over. What a blast ! Muchisimas gracias España. Hasta la próxima xxx
Finally, to John, as Ernest Hemingway said 'Never take a trip with someone you don't love'
No worries there xx