Travel Blogs from San Sebastián - Donostia
We had a beautiful morning walk with Anne & Phillipe at a park near their home in Pessac, Bordeaux. We climbed 5 belvederes (lookouts), saw a gypsy camp and walked off our dinner from the night before!
After a lovely lunch prepared by Anne at their home (she is a great cook!) we said our goodbyes and headed back to Spain... onto San …
Ran with the bulls in Pamplona - Siena in her diapers. Drove to Basque country and stayed at the Tryp Orly hotel in San Sebastian. The hotel is right on the big beach. Siena loved the carousel right off the beach. The tapas is very creative and delicious.
... but is now a collection of shops and cafes. Gambling on the chance that one would be able to get good coffee there we stop at Café Hegoa and enjoy a welcome cuppa. Walking on we found a pleasant place on some rocks to while away some time and enjoy the sun. It was with some regret that we left to catch the train, without incidence this time, back to St Jean.
Once we had dined and packed we couldn't resist a final tour of the harbour by night. St Jean is a very pleasant place to ...
Spanish haciendas that were so popular in Australia in the 70’s (admittedly we
did not travel any further south than Madrid, so maybe they are all there
waiting for us).
We travelled along many minor roads which had two
plusses, we got to see much more of the local villages and we avoided some of
the more ridiculous tolls. Arrived about
lunch time the following day in a seaside resort that looked to all intent as
if someone had come ...
... took us to Zurriola Beach, through Gros, through the Romantic era part of town and down La Concha promenade to a hill looking back to the town. After the tour we had some lunch at another great tapas bar Ordizia, where the owner was really kind and shouted us a free glass of wine each. We had some delicious octopus, goats cheese, tortilla etc. We then walked up the mountain to the Christ ...