Holiday Inn Bordeaux Sud Pessac
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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 ...
... without missing a beat. Didn't even flinch when I hit one of the outside mirrors down a narrow lane in Florence..... it just bounced back!
Ok there is more good news, we shouted ourselves to a Hotel, can't lie, a bit of luxury has been nice, although the space was very small. After settling into a room with real coffee and an actual coffee maker, we had a drink with a Canadian couple ...
... then its second class reservations only. We had a few minutes before the train was due to depart so I wanted to speak to someone regarding our train change over times. Our tickets said arrival for one train, and departure of the next to be the same time. The listing under the heading Train said Ubergang. I assumed this was a local train. Long story short, I'm an idiot. Ubergang apparently means "walk" in German (who knew) and what our itinerary was saying ...
... Dordogne or as Geoff tells me just out of Dordogne & then it's off to Provence for our last Gite stay. Today we decided to visit a winery as that is what you do when you stay in this area which is such a famous wine growing area. We decided after much research on Geoff's behalf to find one that, in the brochure, ticked all the boxes, to go to the chateau Esprit which was near St Emilion. When we finally found it after about 3 U turns it was a very small winery which was ...