Parador de Hondarribia
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... in the world other than Tokyo, and San Sebastián only has a population of 200,000.
While in San Sebastián we have slotted in like locals...enjoying txikiteros (bar hopping and tasting the pinxos), riding a bike round town, which is so easy as it is flat and has 52km of dedicated bike paths and no end of fabulous street sculptures, museums, parks and beaches.
One day this week ...
... de Cielo" Sheet with Fruit Leaves
During this four and a half hours of dining ecstasy, the owner and head chef, Pedro Subijana came to our table and introduced himself to Video Girl and Battery Boy. It was an unusual experience and for a fleeting moment Battery Boy felt like squealing like a school girl standing at the stage door of a rock concert.
Halfway through their tasting menus Video Girl looked up at Battery Boy and said, ...
... for another room for over an hour I decided to push on with the task ahead. I am now heading for Mondragon ,about 45 miles southwest of San Sabastian .
Unfortunately I crossed the boarder without realising .i was hoping for a welcome to Spain sign or something but there was nothing but a verticals wall of Tarmac ahead !
I love you all and thanks for your support ...
... I know is I didn't have to pee all day I was sweating so much.
The view was worth the climb. I found the descent ********* my legs than climbing, my calves didn't like this and I wished I had done more hill practice before at home.
We are in a very nice hostel tonight with only 12 beds at a lovely sea side village. Our plan was to get as far as San Sabastion but both of us have had enough for one day.
Had lunch about ...
... the beach. There were lots and lots of people sunbaking and swimming.
We then drove on to the small town of St Jean de Luz which is only about 25
kilometres from the Spanish border. It's a bit like Biarritz, being on the Atlantic Ocean, but much quieter. The architecture is so different here than in the other part of France we have visited. It definitely has a Spanish influence, and is considered to be part of the Basque region. We ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsParador de Hondarribia
always a pleasure to stay in these old, beautifully restored buildings.
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