Travel Blogs from Hossegor
Leon to Biarritz 46 miles
Another perfect days cycling apart from the headwind and the hills . I had a mr bean moment when i orderd steak tarte, but actually it was quite nice .
i have checked into a hotel in Biarritz to get showerd and to wash my clothes. the hotel is ontop of the biggest hill ive seen in nearly 700 miles but i suppose its good practice because all i can see to the south and south west is mountains .
Gastes to Mimizan then Leon 46 miles
Great cycle routes all the way. Finished day in a 4 star campsite (i dont know how they give it 4 stars without even seeing my tent!) I suppose they did have toilet seats and toilet paper. Unfortunately there was no one at reception to pay, so i didnt! I had a great burger from a local restaurant. I got to bed about 10 and slept like a baby.
... managed to fall over and bang her face and cut her lip which bled quite a bit but seems to be OK. Jess also decided that she couldn't cope with the chaos of the van any more so she had a spell of organising things and generally tidying. The rest of us are a bit lazy in this regard and it is always much appreciated when she does it, we find things we have lost as well as things we never knew we had. Tomorrow should be very exciting, we are off to ...
An update! In short, we went from Norway to France - we have journeyed MOST OF the way to the start of the Camino but juuuuust haven't made it yet. We will be starting the Camino the day after tomorrow - Monday! On Norway: AMAZING. Oslo is a very small and green city and the people are really nice. The only downside is that everything is expensive. We got around this by taking a ferry to an island in the Oslo fjord and camping there for free, which was cold ...
... I’ve ever seen!
After 3 or 4 hours we went back to the house and got in the shower and had
dinner. The next morning we got up early and the surf got even better. When we
got back to the apartment we went for a cycle on the beachfront. After good 3
hours we went back and went for another surf and it was 3-4 foot and really
steep takeoffs and really long rides. Just as we opened the door mum had
already cooked dinner and it was really ...