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St-Jean-Pied-de-Port – The Home of the Espadrille

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St-Jean-Pied-de-Port was actually a pretty nice looking place. A castle the top of the hill (now more of a grand house), and several narrow, winding streets with old, overhanging buildings, many dated from the 16th-18th century. I’m sure the foundation of the town is much old, into medieval times. A bit of a flying visit, but we wanted to get… Read more »

The End of the (Coast) Line

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Out for a cycle today, as it was a bright if slightly crisp one. We cycled from the north side of Biarritz where the van was parked, down the coast to St-Jean-de-Luz, a much more quaint town with a small harbour, and only a stones throw from the Pyrenees. We enjoyed a delightful little lunch in the sunshine before returning… Read more »