San Sebastián – Day 3

Next day we awoke to the sound of rain! We grabbed one of the umbrellas in the rack at the apartment and headed out to a nearby cafe for breakfast. As the rain was not giving up we returned to the apartment and stayed in our room, rested and updated our social media,  Late morning…

San Sebastián – Day 2

We started our second day in San Sebastián with breakfast at a cafe on a nearby square. The hot chocolate was so thick the spoon just about stood up on its own. Breakfast finished we walked along Zurriola promenade into the old town. We followed a suggested walk of the old town on a brochure…

San Sebastián -Day 1

After leaving Barcelona when it was still dark it was wonderful to arrive in San Sebastián with enough daylight to still be able to do a quick exploration of not only Gros, where we were staying, but also the old town. Many quick impressions came to us. Firstly San Sebastián is a city with many…

Cadaqués

Another sunny day so off to the Costa Brava we headed on a bus. Our main destination was Cadaqués. Our journey of just over an hour saw us pass through a number of other Costa Brava resort towns before we arrived. The helpful girl in the Tourist Information Centre soon had marked on a map…

Barcelona Beginnings

Our arrival in Barcelona turned out to be one of the busiest nights of the year. At the time we didn’t know it but the La Mercé Festival was in full swing. By the time we travelled on the train into Passeig de Gracia we suspected something big was happening. There were queues of hundreds,…