I simply don’t get Biarritz. On the face of it a southern France seaside town that is favoured by wealthy French citizens. The promenade does indeed look Grand with a backdrop of large hotels and apartment blocks and the blue sky and sea. 233 more words
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The name ‘Biarritz’ is heavy with implication.
For some, it means ladies of leisure sporting Jack Vettriano umbrellas with Von-Trapp children in tow, seen and not heard, tucking into ice creams on the promenade. 953 more words
Wetsuits are a tricky beast to master, but once you find the right one it’s golden. There’s many a pitfalls on the path to the perfect wetsuit and when it goes wrong it goes very wrong, I’ve had many a freezing cold water flush down the front of a slightly too big suit or been sat shivering from going a bit too bold on the thickness. 415 more words
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The travel diaries continue this week with a very short, but sweet, post about Biarritz France. Biarritz is an elegant seaside town on southwestern France’s Basque coast and it is also a major surfing destination, with beautiful beaches and many surf schools. 274 more words
We left home on Thursday and have taken a reasonably leisurely drive through France taking advantage of the non-toll roads. I say leisurely but we have driven 777 miles so far it just takes longer to cover the distances when you don’t use the toll motorways. 482 more words