Travel Blogs from Biarritz
... what a small world!) I think with all his stories I was driving everyone on the busy crazy by how much I was laughing, because he is VERY animated when he talks.
After we shared some of our stories we started talking more about life situations. I asked him what advice he could give me in my journey and we shared many different things as I took notes. This is 4 lessons in our short time he gave me:
1. He started by giving ...
Just 15 km walk and 600 meters or so climb - we decided enough for day one ;) So stopping the night at the Valcarlos 'auberge' - Spanish for pilgrim's hostel - only hotel in this town not open till mid-March. Spending the afternoon reading in the little local cafe - ...
Our original plan was to drive back to Monflanquin after spending 6 days with Nilufer and Stephan but we decided to check out San Sebastian as it was only an hour away from Bidarray. We had heard a lot of good things about this Spanish city, especially about its Basque cuisine.
We had a wonderful time in San Sebastian! From exploring the narrow windy streets of Old Town ...
... Took a walk then to the other side, stunning views.
The evening was spent eating steak and drinking red wine and finished off at the casino. Unfortunately I lost my 100 euro's as well as 50 euros of Marks winnings. Oh well, I'll put it down as practice for the real thing in Vegas next month.
Next stop Calais.
... so jackets were a must. Our drive towards Biarritz took us through the lovely Basque country with it's forests and hilly/mountainous landscapes. Many of the villages were at the bottom of deep gorges. Yet high on hills, one could see properties surrounded by grassy hills where sheep or cattle grazed. It was very pastoral and beautiful, much like the drive we had taken from Switzerland to Italy via the Val ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool