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... greeted us with a picture perfect day and a stunning beach scene with mountains at both ends of the beach and yet another jam packed beach in between. It is very calm with just very slight waves coming through and a bunch of floating platforms with diving boards and slides on them about 80m off shore. They kids are going to love that. Our arrival also marked the start of their week long fiesta celebrations which we are not getting quite well drilled ...
... are the worst, car drivers here are terrific, compared to NZ we are disgusting in our attitude to cyclists and pedestrians.
The minds and eyes were boggling and my thoughts were of the Coromandel beaches especially Otama where one hardly come's across anyone.
Biking was a challenge but interesting as you will see by the ...
... my score would have been brilliant if I could have kept the ball on the fairway. Many penalties as the course had plenty of hazards, rough, and bunkers. Great to see Jacqui play well and we will be a great mixed foursome team when back in NZ.
The Frenchies were such great fun to play golf with, to manage a win was sweet as a Gateaux Basque!!!!! LOL.
... pitching a tent in the wet with a swollen knee, even if someone offered us a hot roast dinner to do it. We tried three holiday parks with no success and doubled back where we came hoping there would be a more obscure hotel, and there it was. The lady inside greeted us with a big smile even though we dripped muddy water all over the foyer. Like most other people we encounter, she tried French, then German, then Dutch, then English (Blonde hair perhaps?), but all we wanted to hear ...
We left Mimizan beach and drove down to Biarritz where we spent one
night and most of the following day before we continued across the
border to Spain and stopped for the night in a small town called
Biarritz beaches were beautiful but unfortunately there
was not a big swell so even though Gav went for a short ...
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