San Sebastián-Donostia is home to many Michelin stars, and if you are visiting the city with a view to the gastronomic, you have probably heard of the world’s 14th best restaurant with two Michelin stars: Mugaritz.
In which case, you’re going to want to check out the unique dining experience in a special package recently developed by San Sebastián Food and Mugaritz. Read more... (256 words, estimated 1:01 mins reading time)
I strolled across the beach and walked the glowing sand past where the sea usually lies, a rare privilege bestowed by the king low tide. Three metre tidal changes are not uncommon here in the Basque Country, and with the king tides the octopus are more accessible. Having learned some tricks from local octopus fisherman, I searched around where the sand meets the rocks and was rewarded under the first rock I checked. (I’d just like to mention that catching these very strong and intelligent creatures requires a fishing licence and the bag limit is 2 per licensed fishermen per day with size restrictions…Regulations are important!) Read more... (297 words, 3 images, estimated 1:11 mins reading time)
Over the previous week, under drizzle and burst of sunshine, I’ve been exploring the Basque Country: Zumaia, Getaria, Donostia-San Sebastian & beyond (scroll down to see the photos).
Photography by Jonathan McCallum & Jason Coon
Zumaia Sea Caves, Photo by Jason Coon Read more... (309 words, 5 images, estimated 1:14 mins reading time)