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Travel Blogs from Saint-Emilion
We enjoy a reasonably early breakfast and head off to St Emilion just after nine thirty. On arrival the car park was almost empty- a total contrast to yesterdays crush. We spend an hour walking around the town noses glued to the windows of wine merchants. We are finally drawn into one and end up buying a cheap bottle of Pomerol-a bargain at only 35 euros! The price of wine from this area , even in a supermarket is incredible. We visit the local ...
... which foods they refrigerate. Milk, cheese, eggs, basically all dairy products that are thought of in the US as must-refrigerate items aren't refrigerated here. So it all just sits on shelves (which freaks me out a little). So what do they refrigerate?? Jello. The amount of Jello that I see in the cold section of the super markets is just obscene. Like I said, no rhyme or reason.
Much love from my dark, dungeon-like room in SanSe,
... where they hail from.
It was certainly good to have push bikes on board so we could ride into the towns to collect supplies and do our sightseeing. One day we loaded them up with our washing and headed for the local "Laverie" (laundromat).
The week came to an end far too quickly and it was time to board our train and head for our next ...
Today we went on our first day trip in Bordeaux to St Emillion and then to Pomerol in the afternoon. We travelled in a 9 seater Mercedes van with Boris our driver. Boris is an ex air stewart, born in Bordeaux region, and now does these tours 7 days per week.
... 105 euro I don’t think it ticked the value-for-money box. We only drank half the wine, so had it re-corked and left it at a wine shop across the road run by a couple of guys Jim knows – one an Australian ex-pat from Adelaide.
It had stopped raining now so we took a walk through the steep cobbled streets, past the church to the top of the hill where there’s a square with some restaurants, an up market hotel and a few touristy shops. We looked around one of ...