Parador de Santillana Gil Blas
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... has called this country house their only permanent home, a place they bought to spend part of the summers while living in St. Helena, California for several years. From the yard, in the distance, you can see two of the Santander lighthouses across the bay. The neighboring famers had just plowed and the smell of Cantabrian cows was pungent. The remains of fall figs still hung on the trees; the cracks in the plaster of the old house, according ...
And so we made our way through rain and fog over the mountains to Santander where, fortunately, there was an 80% chance of it not raining. And it didn't. Much. We found a cafe not far from the port and had a snack lunch and then the Eagles went off in search of something and the leaders headed back to the port where, surprisingly, they had already started loading. Being just in time, and being ...
Plane delayed until 13.30 so our plans for walking to Navarette were in jeopardy early on. Arrived in Santander 4pm Drama collecting car over credit cards and drivers licences but sorted in the end. Eugene drove. Very fraught for the first hour or so but eventually all calmed down! Arrived Logrono 7.30 eventually found where to leave car (after a few U turns and some shouting). Headed off on ...
... roads much more like it...twisties and small nice hamlets with winding trout streams with small huts along the rivers, very little traffic. Arrived in a ancient medieval walled town where we had stayed before in 2009 when we cycled across the Pyrenees - stopped parked & locked up. With my new philosophy of smelling the roses... Lunch baguette & sardines and fruit juice. Was now off Mountain twisties heading for familiar places like Paul how good was that ...Arrived ...
... that was celebrating cultures from all around the world. At the Australian one they were serving Fosters beer and apparently kangaroo burgers....interesting. The following day we continued our journey back to France and stopped in Bilbao for the day. We bike rode around town, checked out the famous Guggenheim museum and enjoyed a few drinks in the old town which resembled the streets or San ...