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... truck, park up and tell you its too dangerous to swim, to look after your children and swim within the blue flags. Of course, this is France so most people ignore them but no-one was swimming out of their depth as the crashing waves made it too diificult, anyhow.
Contis plage was our next stop, and this was a nice contrast to Mimizan, as its not commercial at all. The high street, is a grungy strip of cool surfer bars and places to hang. The sand dune between it and the beach ...
... and tried out several of the famous tapas bars in the old area of the city. The beach views were spectacular from the funicular. Weather has been a mixture of rain, sun and wind - a bit like Melbourne!! There was plenty of time to hit the shops and find some footwear bargains.
It's now time to brush up on our French as we cross the border tomorrow. We're looking forward to our time in the ...
It was a fairly quick trip across borders to St Jean de Luz, a lovely town, and certainly easy to spend a couple of days, which we did on a relaxed campsite, doing very little!
Getting to Biarritz, famed for it's surf and glitzy lifestyle, held a lot of
expectations, but it didn't disappoint. And I suppose it's hard not
to on the beautiful day we arrived. Golden Sands and glistening clear
... and 700m of climbing less than the original route.
I put my head down and got on with it, picking up Spartacus and a train of Brits once we hit the final leg. It was a good ride, and I finished 16th woman. In an ironic twist of fate, John missed a turnoff somewhere in that last 60km and didn't end up completing the course. Some of the intersections were not marshalled very well. He rode straight to the ceremonial ...
Finally had a bit of a sleep in today :) squeezed ourselves and our bags into our new tent haha.
Headed into town on the bus finally, went to the info centre to find out about what to see and do, got some free wifi from maccas and planned to meet Sarah, Marcus, Drew and co. at night for some pre bday dinner and drinks for Stacey.
We just walked around the town, had ...