Travel Blogs from Zumaia
A bright and early start it was for this adventure off to San Sebastián or Donostia in Euskera, however we began they day with an interesting start! With a completely whacko night in regards to our neighbours coming in and out at every single hour, then the lights flicking on and off due to power issues, we finally awoke to our alarm at 7:30 to where we then realized that there was no electricity at all! That I have to say was an interesting experience, we ...
-You spend a few minutes looking at the menu and then...
-You order your food, usually one entree per person
-You receive your drinks, and wait awhile... and then
-You receive your (huge american sized) meal
-You order dessert, and then eat that too
-You ask for the check, pay and then leave.
Now, imagine that you are eating lunch in San Sebastián.
-You walk to the bar, because the best bars are on ...
... el trabajo. Además, hemos estado bastante nerviosos. Pero no nerviosos porque puedan pasar cosas malas o que todo se retrase sino porque casi cada momento de este viaje es demasiado emocionante: dejar preparada la habitación. SU habitación. Comprar vuelos a su nombre. Meter una maleta para ella en la nuestra. Volver a verla. Que se despida de sus compañeros, de su habitación. Su ...
... amazing fews of the bay. There is a giant statue of Christ up at the summit, very similar to 'Christ the redeemer' over in Rio.
The old part of town has some narrow streets with plenty of bars offering pinxos (mostly seafood but quite a few smoked meats and cheeses)
Visited the museum 'De San Telmo' all about Basque history. Modern building fused with a refurbished church and cloister.
Afer 3 days of solid rain in San Sebastian, I decided to leave and head for Bilbao.
... Spain ... through La Parte Vieja (old town), across the Urumea River, and over by the surfer's beach, Playa Zurriola. There really is something in the Spanish sun that rejuvenates the mind and the body - it's like how Earth's sun gives Superman his super powers! How else can you explain the feeling I have strolling in Spain, the sensation of walking on air? If there was only some way to capture that feeling, stick it in a bottle, and sell it - ...