sweatpee wrote:What route are you taking? I was planning on loosely following the route I mention in this thread...
patpalloon wrote:good luck with your trip. am currently on a tour if spain. been through girona and barcelona. barcelona was quite tricky to navigate, but locals were friendly and helpful.
FarOeuf wrote:the Guggenheim is great. Cafe Iruna in Bilbao really is fantastic, particularly if you like lamb skewers/kebabs in an old bar/cafe setting.
You are quite correct - each day is doable if hard but the fatigue builds up. So very wise to break some of the stages
The roads around Donastia have changed quite a bit since the book was first published but were updated for the 2013 reprint. However, finding the centre of the city should be easier than finding a quiet way out in the right direction
BeeKeeper wrote:patpalloon wrote:good luck with your trip. am currently on a tour if spain. been through girona and barcelona. barcelona was quite tricky to navigate, but locals were friendly and helpful.
We chickened out and took the train from Barca to Girona. It looked like a day and half by bike but not, we thought, the most interesting cycling so we gave it a miss.
Barcelona looked a big place so full marks for crossing it! Locals certainly friendly, some of them we can even understand but Catalonia and its identity clearly a hot topic here.
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