Having stayed at Labenne Ocean for 10 days, we finally managed to get out and have a look at Biarritz.
Much loved by the fashionable Victorians, Biarritz still maintains its up-market image with follies at every turn
and promenade opportunities
Some more colourful than otherwise as rock painting seems to be a local hobby
In various forms to trap the unwary sunseeker
Or where the houses lack archtectural merit. It is sometimes hard to spot reality…!
Hint: All leftward facing elevations are blank walls!
but, these days, it is more about surfing the Atlantic rollers.
Judging by the unreasonable number of VW “surfer” vans, this is a prime location for the sport.
This guy knows he is good and that requires a certain degree of respect – doesn’t it?
For those with fast enough broadband, have a look at a GIF (in your internet browser) of one of his “runs” which didn’t end the way he wanted. Its here:
A day we really enjoyed with brilliant weather to bring a smile to Liz’s face. Actually, this photo is here because it is one of the very, very few she seems to like!