Hotel La Galeria
Travel Blogs from San Sebastián - Donostia
... 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.
... a possible outcome. I command to Gail: get the Voltarin, get the Panadol, get the two carry-on wheelie bags that have extended handles.
Progress is slow, but 2 hours later I am inching my way towards reception with my crutches on wheels (now there's a good money making opportunity!).
After checking out, I use the disabled egress from the hotel and somehow insert my body into the drivers seat of ...
... and hot but there are about 7 dogs there swimming catching balls, kids in their floaties, and parents sun bathing on the place where you launch your boat. We had wished we had worn our bathers and joined them. After our long day of walking, it was time to return to camp order some dinner and a drink. I ordered a gin and tonic ( apparently that is Basque Country too ) well so the bartender told Stacey when she ordered the drink:) ...
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. ...