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|The view of San Sebastian (or
Basque Donostia) and Playa de
la Concha beach from my Hotel.
|View from my hotel with the
wide angle lens. In the center
background is Monte Urgull.
|Playa de la Concha beach. The
first day I arrived was the better
weather day in San Sebastian.
|Kale Nagusia in Parte Vieja (old
town). In the distance is Iglesia
|Another narrow pedestrian
street in the Old Town (Parte
|The facade of Iglesia San
Vicente. A 16th century Gothic
|Looking across the Bahia de La
Concha at the line of Hotels on
|The Boulevard Zumardia
dividing Parte Vieja from Centro
|Typical buildings in the newer
parts of San Sebastian.
|Inside the plain Buen Pastor
Cathedral. Fairly new being
completed in 1897.
|My first day in San Sebastian a
lot of the streets in the new part
of town were closed to traffic.
|Playa de la Concha packed with
people shortly before I went
|Playa de la Concha, San Sebastian
|The surf on Playa de la Concha
beach was fairly high churning
up seaweed and mud.
|The evening view from my Hotel
window toward Parte Vieja.
|Evening photo of the lights of
the town over the beach. Looks
like the tide is out.
|The fleet of pleasure boats
anchored in the harbour.
|Evening photo of the boardwalk
and the Playa de la Concha.
|Lights of the Hotels and
apartments over the Bay.
|Wandering about the Old Town
in the Evening. Many small bars
|Another photo of the evening
bar scene in Parte Vieja.
|Constitution Square in the Parte
Vieja. Small cafes line the sides.
|View of a pintxos bar. Pintxos is
Basque for tapas.
|The next day was cooler and no
one was enjoying the beach but
I went swimming.
|The beach in the morning. Looks
like the tide has not come in yet.
|A carrousel at the park near the
|Early morning in the Parte Vieja
is very quiet.
|The Rio Urumea which divides
San Sebastian in half. The train
station and residential area.
|The entrance to the battery atop
Monte Urgull. I believe called
the Mirador battery.
|The view of Parte Vieja from
from the battery on Monte
|Zurriola beach across the Rio
Urumea. More of a local beach
but also for surfers.
|An entrance to the battery at the
summit of Monte Urgull.
|Playa de la Concha beach
around noon. Apparently still to
cool for swimmers.
|Mirador battery, a museum now
there has been a lookout here
|Standing beside one of the
canon at the battery.
|The really had a mis-matched
group of canons set up in the
|Playa de la Concha beach. My
hotel is the tall one back of the
beach in the center.
|Parte Vieja from the lookout
atop Monte Urgull.
|A view of as much of the Playa
de la Concha beach I could fit in
|The lookout platform on top of
the battery. There is also a
statue of Jesus.
|Zoomed in on the beach and the
boats anchored in the bay.
|Isla de Santa Clara at the mouth
of the Bahia de La Concha.
|On the oceanside of Monte
Urgull the hillside was covered
|Another battery but this one
protecting the harbour.
|The old protected harbour in
front of Parte Vieja.
|Inside Iglesia de San Vicente I
am confronted by a cardboard
church. No idea.
|The altar and nave of Iglesia de
|Consitution Square, I paused for
water and tried a pintxo.
|With not many people at the
beach the streets of Parte Vieja
|In a Pintxos bar a patron looks
over the choices laid out on the
|Puente de Santa Catalina over
the Rio Urmea at what I assume
is high tide.
|Late afternoon in Parte Vieja
and it briefly rained while I was
in a restaurant.
|The boulevard and it is raining.
It never actually rained on me
on this trip.
|Early evening view of Monte
Urgull and the Playa de la