Ibis Bordeaux Saint Emilion
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Another long bus ride, but the lovely green scenery made the time pass quickly. The bus company i used this time is punctual, and arrives on time.
The first day out starts out as a lovely day, so plenty of walking to be done. Bordeaux is so different to Lyon. The buildings seem to be a lot older. I am impressed at what i see, and the more i explore the more impressed i am. It is a very low rise city due to the weakness of the subsoil. The ...
... meal - I had salmon cerviche and kidneys for the main. Yum. Amr for his entree had the special, which turned out to be shellfish, to be pulled out of their shells, as you do snails, and dipped in mayonnaise. Something new (and a bit weird - tasty, but a bit tough to me) they were like those pointy conical shells that you find on the beach - he had to lever them out with an instrument! And they were a curly shape like the shell! Off to sleep now. Almost ...
... origins. We had a wonderful lunch in the square after descending down a very steep cobblestone path. We took a tour on a tourist train, that took us through the area of the various Chateau's and vineyards. We stopped at Chateau Rochbelle And took a tour through their cellar and tasted one of the wines. One of the wine shoppes had a cellar available to the public for viewing. Amazing the bottles of wine, stacked against the wall. Only will be labelled when they are to be ...
... A magnificent old church formed the backdrop. Within this cultural circle was an old, outwardly unimpressive cafe and run down looking patisserie. These two places provided us with a genuine, authentic, non touristy French culinary experience. The most amazing cappuccino and pastries you could imagine served by gentlemen who where so French. (funny that)
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Woke up and the girls made a bacon and egg breakfast. Then at 11am we started our first wine tasting tour conveniently at Chateau Guibeau where we were staying. Here we where shown by the owners daughter Bridget, their storage cellar where they hold the wines in barrels for one year before bottling, the showed us the area where the squeeze, soak and ferment the grapes before barreling. Then we tasted both there standard wine and their vintage. ...