Travel Blogs from San Sebastián - Donostia
... greeted us with a picture perfect day and a stunning beach scene with mountains at both ends of the beach and yet another jam packed beach in between. It is very calm with just very slight waves coming through and a bunch of floating platforms with diving boards and slides on them about 80m off shore. They kids are going to love that. Our arrival also marked the start of their week long fiesta celebrations which we are not getting quite well drilled ...
... be driving as finding a park was a nightmare. Eventually we found a good restaurant, it was chaos with the Spanish being loud, tables covered in dishes and packed. Eventually we sorted out a table wiped it down with tissues lol and waited in anticipation of some Basque Pintxos (Tapas) that Vincent and Melanie had ordered. We were not disappointed and the plates kept coming, a bottle of cider is a must and to pour from height is imperative!
... I have no idea what he is saying - how would I understand a language that is more ancient than Latin? Although when I say I'm from NZ and he starts making rugby actions and grunting I think I get the general gist. As we are taking our photos of the top there is a tall head in the shots - seems we've found photobomb Paul.
Time for more pinxtos. ...
... hot food made to order
2. I have much less time to blog at night
3. Technical difficulty no longer ends in the wireless mouse being flung at the floor (yup.)
4. The backpack that had almost become fused to me over the past month is now Jim's accessory, and I think it looks amazing on him :-)
As always, we explore new places on foot, without a plan and enjoy whatever adventure comes at us. We knew that there was an ...
... Pinxtos'). Wowee Cowabunga. Food Lovers need to go here. We
did a 2 hour 'Taste of San sebatian' tour which was excellent, taking
us through the market, explaining things and to a few bars for
tastings. Really gave us a great insight into the food here, very
special. It's a good thing our camper was 3kms away so we could work
off the food a little!
For dragging Ella around for 2 hours, we
had to give back, taking her up the Funicular to a Hilltop ...