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- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
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- High-speed internet in room
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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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... specialty of this and surrounding regions. It was delicious, as was the whole meal. As is often the case with such lunches we didn’t finish much before 5:00 pm!
We talked about many things, much of it related to our service in the church over the years and currently. There is always a great deal to discuss. I was also asked to help get some software set up on a new laptop, so we spent over an ...
... bought a dozen for 11 euros and they were delicious! Then off to Arcachon which is a big touristy place, thousands of boats, and I am sure where the rich and famous go for their holidays. Having said that, it had also been planned very well - lots of land-scaped gardens and trees and no road along the foreshore. It was then on to Dune de ...