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Well hello again, family, friends, and potential random people who have stumbled across this blog and decided to actually read it!? Yes, it's that time of the week again…. Times to read of our adventures, laugh, cry, be jealous and miss us all at once. Please continue reading if I haven’t antagonised you to the point of no return.
... Dichos" began! Ones to remember: El Gato Encerrado, Un pájarito me dijo, Es ist etwas im Busch, Wer dem Pfennig nicht erht, its den Taler nich wert and many more over the course of the day! And somehow our day was filled with "Calcetines, Cinturones, cajones, palizas" and other seemingly easily forgettable words!
After the great start to the day and a stomach full of caffeine, we headed out to walk along the Paseo de la Concha ( the Beach ...
... 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 ...