Chateau de Viaud
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... is very pleasant, and has some interesting bridges crossing the Garonne River.
The odd thing i have noticed here in Bordeaux is the lack of bakeries. On nearly ever corner in Lyon there was a bakery, here they seem scarce.
By late afternoon the sky greys up and it starts to rain, only lightly.
The next few days are beautiful sunny days. Wandering the streets and the river walk is very pleasant. The city has a certain buzz to ...
... 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 ...
... decadence when dining out in Bordeaux. The food was amazing (although we did pass on the frogs legs and snails)
Fran tells me the Bordeaux shopping was wonderful.
Well, how does Bordeaux compare with Paris?
Will let you know very soon.
I am a long black drinker, so probably not the best judge of a cappuccino.
... We obviously look a little lost as a young lady (a different one) approaches us and tells us the tram, which has just arrived, will only go one more stop. It can't proceed further because of an accident. When we ask for alternatives she says it is complicated, but we can follow her if we want. We want, so we jump on the tram with her. Her name is Estelle, she is maybe 15 years old, has quite good English because she spent 6 months in Canada and is so polite ...
... in the cathedral and witnessed some lovely choir singing, as well as some sort of community project to recreate the cathedral out of cardboard boxes. You'll have to see the pictures, I don't really understand what was happening! Where this box construction was happening was somewhere called Place de Rohan! So we took a couple of photos of that too :) We ...