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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 ...
... and we will explore properly tomorrow. After getting a bit disorientated in not the best area to be walking through, we ended up having a little meal fairly close to our hotel and the station. Just right, and we didn't get there till 9 pm!!! Usually by 9 I am telling Amr he is not allowed to go to sleep yet, as we have had dinner and back in our room reading!!! So we are adjusting. 11pm and off to sleep!!! Photos today are from St Jean - tomorrow ...
... walking streets and lane ways, taking precious moments to sit in quirky little cafes listening and watching European culture breathe and walk by. Probably the worst moments were standing in a ques and waiting...... and waiting. ....to see stuff that you can see more clearly on the internet. (call me"boring" that's ok)
It was on one of these meanderings that we stumbled upon a authentic ...
... back to the 15th century and is spectacular. While we didn't get to see inside the main house, we were taken to the barrel room then we were taken to a hall where they educate people on their wines and do tastings. The young woman educating us was lovely but very difficult to understand although she was speaking in English so I briefly left the group to photograph a gate as it, and the mystery and prospects of what lay behind it caught my eye and intrigue. It ...