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... sights of the green and white water in the sea.
We then made our way over to the centre for some shopping. Martin was interested in buying an "American Filled" jacket from a high end store but.... he was advised otherwise by me! It was a quick snack, Empanadas and Bocadillos, and then we headed to the bus station to catch our bus back to Bilbao.
While waiting for the bus, it began "Lloviendo a Cántaros" (Raining cats and dogs) as the ...
... cars cannot pass.
-You walk in and hope that there is a table or counter free, because again, the best bars are usually full of people.
-You order your drinks (anything from a beer to a glass of fresh-pressed orange juice)
-You claim a spot, and then make your way to the bar to observe the pinxtos.
-You take or ask for a plate, then fill it with whatever looks good (and EVERYTHING looks good!)
-You show your plate to the waiter behind the ...
Upon driving into Spain it started raining. Day 4 in spain as I write this, and it is still tipping it down. All footwear is now soaked, as are both my jackets, trousers and socks!!
Gave up waiting for the rain to stop and walked into San Sebastian. Nice city based in a sheltered bay with two large hills at either end. One has a small furnicular railway taking you to the top, the other is a more tiring walk through rivers of water flowing
down the footpaths. The summit however ...
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 ...
We had a great last night in Madrid and we were all abit sad to say goodbye to my new fav city. We got a tip from some of the girls at the hostel of a good restaurant that is government subsidized and very cheap so we thought that sounded perfect for us budget travelers! The food and vino was amazing and really good value for money (all meals were only around $8 euro!) The next morning we awoke bright and early and headed to the bus for our first Bus About ...