2006-2 Photo Gallery

The fortified town of Hondarribia. Click on a picture to enlarge it.

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A wonderful view of the entrance to the estuary from the palace in Hondarribia. A commanding position.

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Janet looks out towards France from atop one of the shear town walls. They are about 15m tall.

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The gate house for the last remaining entrance to the town.

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A glimpse of the cathedral as we look along one of the narrow streets. Note the detail of the coat of arms.

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Look how each floor is bigger than the one beneath it. On some of the narrower streets the upper floors almost touched.

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Now a magnificent state run 5 star hotel, this palace/fortress shows signs of having withstood cannon fire during earlier battles with the French.

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Hondarribia style moorings. 4 posts rise out of the mud and the boats rise and fall on the tide within them. Large blocks of wood keep the boats above the mud.

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Every balcony and every garden in every house had dozens of geraniums of every colour. They really did look wonderful.