Chateau du Foulon
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... with plenty of people out enjoying the weather. The area where i am staying has a middle east culture, where there are a few bazaar's and markets. Makes for an interesting change.
No i did not go and visit some of the biggest wineries in Europe near Bordeaux, i dont have any interest in wine any more. Plus a lot of the Chateau's had retail outlets in the city.
What a great part of France, really nice polite people living in a great city.
... anywhere but France. Plus we went into a Basque chocolate shop, a specialty food shop, the Maison du Vin which was a sort of formal wine bar where you could have a glass of a selection of fabulous wines. Also we found the Musée des Beaux Arts and spent some time there. And we walked half way across the bridge - Bordeaux is near the mouth of the Garonne. It is huge here, and will be joined by the Dordogne river, before they both combined flow into the ...
... 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.
... cozier inside and the rooms seemed cozier. This chateau also had a long history of the different owners it had had before it was finally in the hands of the state. It was interesting to read about the people who had lived there and what they had done with it. There used to be simply a bridge over the river from the chateau but one of the owners built the chateau up over the bridge. I think she wanted to be able to hold balls and dinners and this way she had ...
... other day had been a bit rude. So we got ourselves a table, and the waiter that served us was a different guy, but still totally rude. You could tell he did NOT want to be there! Darren ordered his pizza and I ordered a salad, and we started chatting to a couple of girls on the table next to us about the waiter! They were getting the same treatment, and were from Austria, so maybe it was a 'why-don't-you-speak-French' thing... We got our food, and Darren's pizza had been cooked ...