Travel Blogs from Lasarte
First off, everyone that I talked to said that San Sebastian is a beautiful place and that it was incredible so my expectations were set pretty high from the start. San Sebastian proved to blow my expectations out of the water and is without a doubt one of the most beautiful places I have ever been if not the most beautiful …
... 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 ...
... pulled out the power cord, where a few days before
there had been teeming crowds, noisy interactions, busy food places and
hustlers on every corner now it was overcast, there were rows and rows of
plastic chairs all stacked up, the beach was empty, no buskers and even the few
hustlers seemed half hearted, school had gone back and the party had finished!
We continued to travel along the Spanish coast and spent
another night in the carpark of a marina.
... and sugar and nutella and banana. They LOVE nutella here its just everywhere we look. We also found a massive chocolate and nougart shop near us where Tom bought himself a big slab of white nougat and i resisted buying a slab of the delicious chocolate! The water was still quite chilly so I only stuck my feet in but Tom had a few very short swims. On our last afternoon we found a lovely bar by the beach and drank pina coladas as we watched the sun go down. We were a little tipsy ...
Christmas Eve we celebrated with Nere's family. We hiked from Lasarte to Hernani in time to visit at their house for a while before the parade started. There were dancers, carolers, and of course, Olencero (the Basque Santa). The people on the floats threw out candy and roasted chestnuts, which we scurried to retrieve. There was music and groups of carolers throughout the streets. We caught a ride with Nere and Alberto to her parent's house in Zubieta. Begona ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed