Travel Blogs from Biarritz
The morning was spent hiking up and down the hill leading to the beach from our campsite of Zarautz, and enjoying a last bath in the ocean, in the company of surfers attracted by the prospect of big Atlantic waves. The waves were so so but the good thing is the water was warmer than the air this time! We chose to spend the last afternoon in San Sebastian, as my old Valencia flatmate Josele had been telling me so many good things about the city and the Basque Country. So we started off ...
... somthing wrong with the water was really dirty. In Biarritz there is beautiful old houses, building and little huts with old shutters. I discovered I loved paella, but Isaac did not go past margarita pizza. In the middle of the sea there was a rock with a statue of Mary on it, and it was called the virgin rock. Then we had dinner, and went to ...
... in the distance!) Fantastic Aires there
too, you can see why so many Frenchies have motorhomes, it is so well
served! Just a lot of relaxing really, getting through books fast and
Ella just happy playing in the sand (and not when we have to leave).
Coming back we were reminded to just take the darn toll! Ended up on
an 1 long deviation, but of course met with some lovely countryside
... only US rider not to be stripped of his TDF crowns for doping infringements. He is a genuine lovely guy and was only too happy to pose for photos with the FIDI team. Even loaned James his bike for a quick spin :)
There was a sign ...
... Although very warm and sunny, all surfers wore full wet suits.
We are loving the fragrances of jasmine and honeysuckle. Many pleasant gardens on the hillside above the beach promenade along with a grand 3-story beachside residence of Napolean. Almost fairy tale.
We came "home" this evening to find a fresh planter of gorgeous ...