Petit Palace Tamarises
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... surf although it does get pretty churned up with the wind blowing the wrong way and the tide in. This afternoon was still and the beach was pretty busy with people mostly sunbathing but a few in the water. We found a spot and settled in for a relaxing couple of hours and a cheeky ice cream but it cooled down fairly fast as soon as a big cloud ruined the party and spread itself out over the sky. We hopped on the famed (according to Betty) 'elevator' up the cliff to town for ...
This weekend I was lucky enough to go on 2 day trips... Saturday I went to Bilbao with two other Au Pairs and Sunday I went to Potes with my host family.
Bilbao is a city about an hour and a half East of Santander. It was a beautiful city with a great river walk, historic downtown and an upbeat city center. We started the day by going to the Guggenheim Museum (I didn't realize before today, that I have also been to ...
... beautiful, and sell now for millions of Euros. There is a wide and eclectic range of building styles, mock Tudor, Swiss Chalet, Scottish Baronial, Italianate Castles and everything in between.
Overall it looks like a very prosperous and pleasant city, the part nearer the bridge being more salubrious than that near the old port. Today the port is running a free shuttle to the bridge and the old town, but we decide ...
... I got a taxi to the pension (recommendef by Lonely Planet) and checked in to my room. It looks cozy ;-) Strange to not share with anyone and not being welcomed by Julian but this old nun (she's not a nun..) :p I popped outside straight away and the street (I live in Casco Viejo - the old part of the city) was packed with people holding their drinks and watching a loud drummer-show. The atmosphere was excellent! I took a stroll around in the narrow streets and had a taste of ...
... the volunteers who came to open it were late and that was a test of patience when you're hot/sweaty//hungry/tired etc. ;-) I had this great conversation with this older Spaniard who was doing the Camino in camper-van; he was lamenting the state of the world with individualism and consumerism etc., and contrasting this with the Camino where there is so much time to be with yourself and to reflect- it's true, you passage most of the day alone.
Brendan McManus SJ on ...