Scenes of San Sebastian

Shot of the city of San Sebastian. This is just down the road from our hotel.

Playa de la Concha.






Small alley like streets were the norm.

A bacalao (dried salted cod) shop.
Ancient bacalao cutting board.

This small island was right in the middle of the bay. Isla de Santa Klara.

View of the city from the top of Mt. Urgull.

The port of San Sebastian off to the right there.


Not a lot of coffee in Spain. Most cafes only had espresso based drinks. No problem there!

Slab 'O' Membrillo - Quince Paste

Hanging Iberico Ham


Some beautiful chanterelles


Gigantic "big as your head" white asparagus


Fresh rabbit!

Selection of salumi

Choose your own beans!

Coils of Blood Sausage

Incredibly fresh Gooseneck Barnacles

Window front of a Spanish "cooking club"for men.

First tapas! A hunkin huge slice of membrillo with goats cheese and walnut.

Angulas (Baby eels) and peppers.


The atmosphere couldn't be livelier. Loud and boisterous. My kinda place!

Octopus! Some of the freshest I've ever had.

Roasted tomato, soft cows milk cheese.


Fresh chorizo: spicy, juicy, and addictive.






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