San Sebastian

We hiked to our hostel from the train station early early in the morning.  We were staying at Surf Backpackers which translated to “burnouts that party all night hostel.”  The guy who ran it, Nathan, was from Oregon and had come to Spain and decided he just wasn’t ready to leave.  He was very nice, though a little dim.  Our room was right off of the kitchen in this apartment style hostel…which meant it was always loud loud loud.  

Sadly, the weather was not wonderful during our stay here.  It rained off and on the whole time and was chilly when it wasn’t raining.  However our time in San Sebastian was excellent.  Nathan recommended a tapas bar called Astelena and I will never in my life forget it.  Hands down the BEST food we had on our entire trip.  We went there for nearly every meal.  We spent a lot of time walking and people-watching and just checking things out.  We went up the funicular one evening at sunset and looked over the city.  It was absolutely beautiful.  I wish we had had the chance to swim but it just gives me a reason to go back.