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In my last post I did discuss my visit to "Max Bordeaux" to sample some of the grand crus classes wines, including the €905 per bottle Chateau Margaux. This post is about the organised wine tour which was the main purpose of my trip to Bordeaux. The chateau we were to visit were slightly less prestigious and thankfully often produced …
The final destination of my summer visits prior to starting my new job is Bordeaux. The primary purpose of this visit is an organised wine tour, visiting and tasting at several chateaux, but I have arrived a couple of days before the tour starts so this post is about those two days.
I'd hate anyone to think me a geek, I know geeks and I'm …
... by a general presence of sense and sensibility, i.e. not being an idiot.
We were eventually rejoined by Freek and we all sat down underneath a foliage wrapped veranda, and proper introductions were made. His first question was a quite basic; 'Who are you?'. All previous contact had been made with his wife Conny and communication seemed to have gone astray. We explained who we were, what we were there for, and what we believed our skills to be. He jotted things down in a ...
... serious changes at home. I arrived in Bordeaux, waited a while at a stop for a bus that never came, could’t be asked waiting almost another hour for another and laughed off a taxi driver’s estimate of 20 euros to get to my Couchsurfing host’s place - so I ended up walking and arrived at Steve’s just after midnight. I knew that I wasn’t the only surfer, but arrived to find that I was one of 7 (!), all of whom had been waiting for me ...
... lessons from them, during which they mocked all of my teaching techniques. Cheeky buggers. Plus, their parents told me that on a visit to Paris they pronounced the metro station names with an Australian accent. I believe that my job is done! MERCI BEAUCOUP Herve, Corine, Elise, Adrien, Sarah, Sam and Michelle.
Lessons learned in France:
- The French do no eat croissants for breakfast every day (sad face)
- The French do eat baguettes every day (happy ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed