Travel Blogs from Lekeitio
I have been in Basque country for a little over two weeks, but it feels like so much longer than that! The relationships I have formed with people are already extraordinary, and I pretty much know my way around. (Emphasis on the "pretty much", cause we all know my sense of direction is not the finest).
Classes are going extremely well, but they are taking a back burner to my own personal development. But don't worry, I'm still doing all that needs to be done! ...
Leaving Madrid to head toward the north coast of Spain we
thought we had encountered the worst of the hills, but no, the van was
confronted again and again with further climbs all of which caused it to
struggle and meant that we were often pulling into the side to let those cars
behind us pass. The scenery was much the
same as the trip into Madrid, very harsh and although I looked everywhere not
once did I see a house that even vaguely resembled ...
... No dining halls, no common bathrooms, no cleaning staff. There are some real positives that come with it, but also some things that I could definitely do without. Some examples:
Its amazing having my own kitchen, especially because it came fully stocked with more pots, pans, utensils, cooking supplies, etc, than I would have ever imagined. Not to mention a pretty big oven, stove, microwave, and dishwasher. The downside? Not knowing that regular ...
... we rested in the campsite the last day, washing and catching up with blogs and sleep etc. In the evening we stayed local and looked for a restaurant nearby. We just happened to come across a cider brewery/restaurant that supplies the regional cider to this area! Good, simple food which made a nice change from the richness of the last few meals. Cider brought back memories of Bristol! Ready to move onto Bordeaux tomorrow! Adiós Espana!
... me been so pleasurable! Unfortunately this quality costs. Upwards of €85 a kilo or €450 for a whole leg. So just imagine how much money is hanging up in Bar La Cepa!
We also stopped by Lidl for some early evening drinks. Kerry bagged a bottle of cava for €1.50 and I scored 6 cans of Amstel for a fiver. Nice. By 8 o’clock we were back out. Fairly tipsy and on the rampage for more taste bombs.
First we hit Txeptxa, famous for it’s ...