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Travel Blogs from San Sebastián - Donostia
Time to do some catching up... The Guggenheim was great! The art wasn´t much better than what I´d expect comes in any top museum (MoMA, Louvre, etc.), but the building itself was beautiful. Crazy - very few straight lines anywhere - but beautiful. It was designed to resemble a ship, although the materials reflected more of a fish. (As intended - …
... for a night out in Bilbao! But we did meet the first Spaniard that was taller then both Martin and I, he seemed to take to us quite well and was always trying to introduce us to everyone in the club!
The night seemed to slip away like nothing because we found ourselves at 5:00am wandering the streets, singing, chanting but more like yelling great english soccer songs! Never will forget, "I want to go home" and Martin's debut singing of "The ...
... you pay right there. If your pinxto is better warm, you can ask the waiter to heat it up for you.
-You eat your pinxtos.
-And then, for more variety, you leave the bar and repeat the whole process at another bar.
Honestly, the customs here fascinate me. How cool is that?
Enjoy the pictures below! REMEMBER TO READ THE CAPTIONS - because I try to explain every significant photo that I take! You'll learn a lot, I promise :)
... amazing fews of the bay. There is a giant statue of Christ up at the summit, very similar to 'Christ the redeemer' over in Rio.
The old part of town has some narrow streets with plenty of bars offering pinxos (mostly seafood but quite a few smoked meats and cheeses)
Visited the museum 'De San Telmo' all about Basque history. Modern building fused with a refurbished church and cloister.
Afer 3 days of solid rain in San Sebastian, I decided to leave and head for Bilbao.
Drove on south to Biarritz stopping for some surf along the way. Biarritz is one of Europes best surf locations and its easy to see why. Giant waves can be seen all along the coast, and during the 3 days I was staying the surf only got bigger.
Stayed a few miles north of Biarritz in a place called 'Anglet'. Giant Aire for campervans, and the T4 was without doubt the ...