Hotel Leku Eder
Travel Blogs from San Sebastián - Donostia
We were set to catch a train to Bilbao, where we could hang out for an hour or so, before having to catch another train to Barakaldo. At Barakaldo we had arranged to meet a young guy named, Borja, through the carpooling website, blablacar, and he was to give us a lift to San Sebastián. We rocked up to the meeting spot 10 minutes early and waited …
We enjoyed our visit to the Altamira Caves in Santallina del Mar. The town seemed to be full of pilgrims on the camino trail. It was great to meet up with friends (Paul & Glenys, Peter & Myriam) in Bilbao. This time we saw the Guggenheim in full sunshine and the titanium roof was spectacular. Yoko Ono had an exhibition in one of the halls. …
... for the kids - Oh well.
The final activity of the week to report on was a little trip to the fun park which was right on the water at 1 end of the beach. It is pretty self explanatory - see attached for photos. The kids loved it. There is another one at the other end of town with a roller coaster on the top of a cliff, so that is very high on the agenda for the boys along with lots of beach, cooking classes and more pintxos for this week.
... stress. Parking was a PROBLEM - its August and all of Europe is on holiday and want to be at the beaches!!! Vincent the champion found a park and we walked to the old town to have Pintxos - Basque tapas. We left if up to the Bosses to order and they kept coming and coming, samples of this of that and natural cidre that you have to pour from a great height to get the bubbles - or so they say!!.
A walk through the old town onto the Harbour, we must have ...
... that we had limited time on the bikes. We made the best of it though and managed to get through everything we wanted to see.
The beach is on the Atlantic Ocean. They had some really high waves here in February that actually knocked down some of the old rock barrier wall along the coast. There are still areas blocked off that they are rebuilding. It's hard to imagine the size of waves that would knock down a wall of that scale. If you do a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking