Hotel du Cap
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... it was a beach day so after our usual breakfast of chocolate chip brioche with jam we made the trek back up the sand dune and over the other side to the beach. We had a nice relaxing day and Jim even took his inflatable kayak that I had got him for his birthday and had fun playing around in the water. That night we went back up the dune, taking some extra layers with us and watched the sunset.
The next day was pretty much the same although a lot hotter. Walking back ...
... dunes in France. Dune du Pilat. It was like driving into a little bit of Shangri-La after Bordeaux. We are in a camp ground under big old pine trees looking out over the Atlantic Ocean and para gliders everywhere were swooping back and forth catching the thermal uplifts. There were up to a hundred para gliders, some just learners having a hard time of it and others passing just over our heads and sailing up high over the sea. It was fun to ...
This entry by Tom.
I feel like this trip got started on the right foot while I was driving up Bank St after dropping of Fannie at the dog boarder and heading downtown to pick up Caroline when I found myself stopped at a red light right in front of Meat In The Middle. I'd heard a lot of good tihngs about this sandwich shop so I pulled over and popped in for one of their smoked meat sandwiches and some coleslaw. Was not disappointed.
... the blue. Anyway we put our bikes together and the hotel staff calmed down and we are in the process of getting our rooms.
The other pictures show some evidence of jet lag, with one I might entitle "beauty and the beast".
Just got our room so will stop there. If I can stay awake we will go into Bordeaux this afternoon.
As you can see from the pictures we did go ...
... update more regularly if I don't become alcoholic..
The idea is to get into Spain today or tomorrow (depending how many beers I have) and get to explore the Basque Country. It's already apparent, the signs are in Spanish here as well and paella is on the menu in most restaurants - mmmmm!
Had a lovely chat with Jilly last night and it's looking good for a meet-up soon. She's promised to show me the ropes with the Tapas bars of northern Spain so bring it ...