Travel Blogs from Biarritz
... 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 ...
... people were walking around in their bikinis, and the by far best resturant we tried served their chips/french fries in plastic boxes and their wine in old glass milk bottles. Again, very genuine. We could literally see the head chef putting out the fishing nets for next day's lunches.
Another thing that really made an impression on me was the food market that were held on Sunday mornings in the market halls. It felt so real - the fish ...
On our way to Biarritz we stopped for a night in Bordeaux to break the trip up. There was no time for more wine tasting but we managed to explore the little city which was very pretty. The wine regions around Bordeaux seem smaller and more privately owned with not as much history as Burgundy so I was glad we chose Burgundy instead. Driving into Biarritz we passed through the small surf town of Hossegor so Tom could check the surf. There was a small wave but it was quite windy and chilly. ...
... to ensure marriage within one year to women who drink from it. We didnt see anyone drinking.The nearby cathedral built in the late 1800s has the most awesome setting I have ever seen with the dramatic mountains behind, and although it is beautifully simple inside, we wonder why it should have been built so large and ornate on the outside. Who will it accommodate up here so many miles from the villages? Why not ...
... hadn't eaten a huge amount, but I was soon fired up and ready for some shopping action.
I had spotted a cute little jewellery boutique yesterday and bought a necklace there on our way down to Galeries Lafayette, a French department store. Just last night I was bragging to Mum about how I thought we'd go home with lots of money leftover, nek minnit, a large chunk of our Euros were gone, courtesy of Galeries Lafayette. To my credit, there were quite a ...
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- Pets allowed