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Oh la la I am back in France... as many of you know, I am a France afficianado, but struggle with this in the face of rude Parisians and having absolutely no French words in my vocab. Bayonne was surprisingly beautiful. We had stopped first in a much more popular town, Biarritz, and was slightly regretting choosing Bayonne upon seeing Biarritz´s …
Then the touring began of this beautiful ocean side town. We began with a quick walk along the river to the "Boca" (mouth) of the ocean where we first saw the stunning views of 'La Concha' (The Shell Beach). After a quick tour around the beach, we were desperately in need of some caffeine, so we decided to settle down at a little café with a great view of Bahía de la Concha (Bay of the Shell).
Quick note: This is where ...
... s bar to a slightly burnt croissant and two coffees. I wasn't too bothered as they had free WiFi and this gave me the chance to catch up with everyone. It's amazing how many emails you get in your inbox that really don't matter. Being away from it all makes it a lot easier to prioritise. The local train to SJPdP was a little unusual. It's a combined single engine and carriage. Most people were sat ...
-You spend a few minutes looking at the menu and then...
-You order your food, usually one entree per person
-You receive your drinks, and wait awhile... and then
-You receive your (huge american sized) meal
-You order dessert, and then eat that too
-You ask for the check, pay and then leave.
Now, imagine that you are eating lunch in San Sebastián.
-You walk to the bar, because the best bars are on ...
Upon driving into Spain it started raining. Day 4 in spain as I write this, and it is still tipping it down. All footwear is now soaked, as are both my jackets, trousers and socks!!
Gave up waiting for the rain to stop and walked into San Sebastian. Nice city based in a sheltered bay with two large hills at either end. One has a small furnicular railway taking you to the top, the other is a more tiring walk through rivers of water flowing
down the footpaths. The summit however ...