Invading France

August 31, 2006 By: erik Category: Family, Photos 1,215 views

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On Wednesday, we hopped in the car and headed for the border, arriving two hours later in Biarritz.
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Trying out the bed in the Tulip Inn.

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Three happy tourists.

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There were some truly spectacular views.

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Standing in the shadows.

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Looking for a place to eat.

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Found one!

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Mr. Mussel.

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I think Marga and I might buy this house.

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A small secluded beach.

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Some Catholic statue.

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A bird picks on the Virgin Mary.

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But God sends down some henchmen to beat up on him.

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Some strange rock structures.

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My mother takes in some rays.

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My parents found and snapped this sand artist.

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La Grande Plage.

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A sign for dogs to do their business. W-Chien

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This guy was walking in front of us with one hand on each butt cheek. Man, the French are weird!

Biarritz Panorama

A panorama of Biarritz’s coastline.

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We liked these piglet corkscrews and musical teaspoons.

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Some odd bovine trinkets in the same shop window.

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This is the hotel we meant to get.

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My father lying by the hotel pool. I like the composition of this shot.

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Having a glass of wine.

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Looking to a square.

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The casino. (There really is a C there!)

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Having dinner at a restaurant called “Tikia” in the central plaza.

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Escargot!

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Is that a snail in your mouth?

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My father’s meal came with a big stand.

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Creme brulée!

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On the beach in the south of France.

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The waves were nice and big. My father and I went into the water.

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The manly men return from conquering the waves.

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Paying for lunch on Thursday.

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My parent’s loved their Creme Brulée a l’Orange.

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Marga and I were the more mature couple.