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I am sure that you must have noticed that I am fond of using puns. Now I consider English to be a language where the use of puns is unrivalled. we have so many homonynms and homophones that confuse yet enrich our language and so much humour that rests upon the kowledge of such vocab, i.e the joke 'I don't know much about how worms mate, but I know …
Typical! We leave Viala du Tarn on a day which promises to be warm and sunny. We exchange our goodbyes with Monsieur and Madame Juery, who kisses me French style and we are off. This time a five hour car journey to Ciboure a suburb of St Jean de Luz. We reached our destination in just over six hours due to a coffee and lunch break and some cautious …
... to Geoff that I thought Hendaye was in the opposite direction. Agreeing, we wait for the train to loop back or shunt out and then head towards its, in our minds, proper destination.
It was not to be and an announcement over the speaker system confirms our fears that this was the train to Paris!! Thankfully it stopped at Biarritz, where we got off waited and caught the train to Hendaye which we would and should have caught at St Jean which was running forty five minutes late. ...
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 ...
... and giggling and taking silly photos one of which is the very lame selfie where I'm trying to work out how to take it! Being in Biarritz was different to the rest of France. The streets are still complicated as well as the language but it was very beautiful and had a relaxing vibe. Two weeks after we left we heard the women's Roxy pro surf competition was cancelled from no waves! I was so sad to say goodbye to France for now but very excited to check our Spain - our next stop San Sebastian.
Our apartment is reasonably priced and allows us to self cater., The beds are not the most comfortable but the apartment is clean and well equipped . It has a dishwasher, fridge, microwave and 4 plate hob .All that we need. Our room leads onto a terrace area with access to a pleasant pool. the walk along the river to Ciboure and St Jean is lovely
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