Hotel Maria Christina
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... on the beach are forced to scrunch up as the beach gradually disappears, and then starts to appear again. We had our first Pintxos in the Old Town for lunch which seems to be humming 24/7. There are literally hundreds of bars and taverns all with their specialty tapas and pintxos sitting on the bars. They are mainly on bread bases, with lots of fish, hams, meats, olives, chillis, and all sorts of other yummy gear. Everything is really cheap and I quickly ...
... moment in time.
The tour then headed to the harbour for a coffee before going to the beach, OMG people people everywhere.
The challenge was where to sit and change, well first you lose all of your inhibitions wrap the towel around yourself down with the shorts and on with the togs and Voila. Off we went weaving our way to take a swim, the water was very warm and salty. Took photos before the battery went flat. Laughed a lot then back ...
... that serve drink and pintxos (pronounced pinchoes). Pintxos are pretty much fancy tapas. They are awesome. So we spent the first night having a few drinks and hopping from bar to bar eating pintxos. Needless to say the next day was a recovery day. Today we went for a short run around the bay area of San Sebastián then took a walk up a hill where there was a Jesus statue. Good times, good views. Tonight Carly and I are going on a pintxo tasting tour, should be fun. Bye ...
... around the bay and also checked out the "wind comb" sculptures. Cory was keen to see these sculptures however I am sure you can see from the photo of Sarah and I that we were not so impressed by the wind they were supposed to be combing. We celebrated our last night in San Sebastian with Sarah with another bar hop around old town - trying to be like the locals eating pinchos but usually failing by eating our pinchos "wrong" and the bar staff laughing at us. ...
... either of us had ever
seen – 2 Spanish policeman holding their badges in one hand and
barely glancing at the passports being handed to them, even a kiwi
our breif visit to Irun we headed onto another train this time
heading for San Sebastian! Both on the train and all around San
Sebastian were lots of people dressed in red and white and we were
later to discover that it was the week of the running with the bulls