A Basque Diary – Living in Hondarribia, Spain

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Duncan, Billie and I came to the Basque Country to learn Spanish. We picked Hondarribia as the place to live because it has the same kind of things to offer as Donostia-San Sebastian: excellent food & wine, beaches, and a pretty old town. But it is a lot smaller and less touristy. We have been made very welcome and have made some great friends. It is going to be a wrench to leave this summer. Before doing so, I resolved to create a souvenir of our time here by augmenting my written diary (journal) with an illustrated one.

The Basque Diary ebook is now available on Amazon. Some sample illustrations are below:

A txotx is an easy way to drink a lot more cider than you intend to

 

A pen and ink drawing of The Hondarribia Escalators

Our favourite cafe in Hondarribia Our favourite local shop in Hondarribia

Basque Diary window of hardware store in Hondarribia

milk in old water bottle

confused owl in Hondarribia, Basque Country, Spain

View from Hendaye of Hondarribia, Basque Country, Spain

Health and Safety concerns in Hondarribia, Basque Country, Spain

Cuadrilla of old men in Hondarribia, Basque Country, Spain

Old house in Calle San Pedro in Hondarribia, Basque Country, Spain

 

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