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Ahh this is the South of France that we had hoped for! A clear blue sky with only the occasional white cloud scudding across . We set out , this time intent on a train journey, to Hendaye, a little town on the French /Spanish border for a day at the beach.
Arriving at the station we purchase our tickets in a hurry noting from the information board that, the train to Hendaye will be a platform two NOW! We dash on glad to have caught it and settle down. As the train moves on, ...
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 ...
... and giggling and taking silly photos one of which is the very lame selfie where I'm trying to work out how to take it! Being in Biarritz was different to the rest of France. The streets are still complicated as well as the language but it was very beautiful and had a relaxing vibe. Two weeks after we left we heard the women's Roxy pro surf competition was cancelled from no waves! I was so sad to say goodbye to France for now but very excited to check our Spain - our next stop San Sebastian.
I left home at 11:00 am this morning to get to the airport on time. I checked in and was offered a seat in the emergency row of the plane. I thought to myself this is too good to be true.... should have known something was going to go wrong. As it turns out I was on the aisle seat and right in front of the emergency exit row was the bathroom. This meant a constant flow of people who all appeared to be playing a game of lets ...
... to take off his shorts, then his underwear while standing in the middle of the beach. I am pretty sure he intended to put his bathing suit on but I did not stay around to see if that happened.
Unfortunately my pictures do not do justice. I was pretty far from the surf. I hope you get an inkling of the experience. It sure was a lot of fun just being a casual bystander.
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Boulevard de la Mer, Hendaye | 4 star hotelfrom $62
102, Route de Behobie, Hendaye | 3 star hotelfrom $78
63/65 avenue des Mimosas, Hendaye | Hotelfrom $97
76 avenue des Mimosas, Hendaye | 3 star hotelfrom $87
125 boulevard de la mer BP 517, Hendaye | Hotelfrom $202
29 Boulevard de la Mer , Hendaye | Hotel$85 average
32 Avenue des Magnolias, Hendaye | Hotelfrom $125
99, Boulevard de la Mer, Hendaye | Hotelfrom $98