Hotel San Roman de Escalante
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... for our next round of pintxaos and drinks. I'm already liking this Spanish lifestyle.
Each day in the Basque Country brought new surprises, cheap drinks and delicious pintxiaos. Our second day we met early and went mushroom picking. I learned about bosetus, an earthy tasting mushroom which can go for up to 40 euro a kilo in the grocery store. Sadly we only found a few. I've fallen instantly in love with this place and its mountains, ...
The rain was still poring down and we had a problem with the window on my side. It wouldn't shut the last 3 cm and it was getting pretty wet. One's we installed the caravan and it stopped raining we tried to find a VW dealer to go and fix the problem but after a couple of phone calls we found out again that Spain is not the easiest kind of country when you want help. We got fed up and though we'd find a solution driving up to the dealer and talk to him in ...
... n and had a look at its beaches (what it's also famous for). Queen Isobel put San Sebastian on the map as she developed a skin condition and heard the sand on the beautiful beaches of San Sebastián could cure her condition. She visited this beach and word got around, suddenly people from all parts of Spain were visiting these beaches and then people from all around the world. After a couple of hours walking we decided to have something to eat and we found a local pintxos bar. I ...
... history into whose company I hope he was welcomed last night. Consequently it was after 1am by the time I went to bed. Thankfully I didn't have an early start the next morning.
On Friday I travelled to Bilbao by coach. It's a journey of 4 hours and 30 minutes through mountains and by the sea. Some of the mountains had so much snow on them they reminded me of the Southern Alps. I arrived in Bilbao in the evening and was met by Anjali. The ...
... up to leave, an older man yelled something at us. I was worried he was yelling at us to get out, but I asked Stefania (who knows Spanish) what he said, and she just laughed. Apparently he wasn't "yelling" at us, he had just shouted (in a not so nice tone) "Guapa" which means beautiful.
After the compliments in the park, we made our way back to the bus station. It was getting ready to storm, so we tried to get an early ...