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We had a pleasant breakfast after which we packed up and left Cadaques, ostensibly straight for San Sabastian, on the north coast of Spain, a long drive. But, at the last minute we decided to go north along the coast to El Port de la Selva. This is a decision I will never regret. The hotel manager where we stayed mentioned that it was sort of …
... 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.
... watching the French enjoy their summer holidays.
Our tour guide Vincent led us to the harbour and to get some Basque Macarons which are completely different from the coloured ones but delicious. The harbour square area was a delight with the water clean and grey mullet swimming, artistes painting and selling their works. The town is beautiful.
Back to the car and off to Spain and San Sebastian which we had heard so much about.
I was glad ...
... calamari and mussels - there are mussel shells all over the ground of this joint) and my favourite Atari Gastroteka (beef cheeks on mash and other GF options). I'm pretty full by the end of it. Absolutely stuffed actually.
We wander along the waterfront and under the spotlights the sand looks bright yellow, the sea bright blue and the sky a deep navy colour. A great opportunity for some ...
It was a fun, laid back day on the train.
We made it to the TGV train out of Paris with about 3 minutes to spare (7:28am departure).
We arrived in San Sebastian in the late afternoon and settled into the apartment we are renting. It's perfect!
There wasn't much time left in the day so we stocked up with food, wine ...