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... is very pleasant, and has some interesting bridges crossing the Garonne River.
The odd thing i have noticed here in Bordeaux is the lack of bakeries. On nearly ever corner in Lyon there was a bakery, here they seem scarce.
By late afternoon the sky greys up and it starts to rain, only lightly.
The next few days are beautiful sunny days. Wandering the streets and the river walk is very pleasant. The city has a certain buzz to ...
... We saw the Garonne way back at Moissac, when we were walking by the canal, and it was the river beside Auvillar, but now it is enormous! And tonight, after calling back at the hotel to change and drop our purchases, we went out to a fantastic brasserie that Amr had read about and been recommended. Another quite long walk - Amr announced that we had walked 20 kms today round the city, so I guess our legs don't really know that we have finished our real ...
... A magnificent old church formed the backdrop. Within this cultural circle was an old, outwardly unimpressive cafe and run down looking patisserie. These two places provided us with a genuine, authentic, non touristy French culinary experience. The most amazing cappuccino and pastries you could imagine served by gentlemen who where so French. (funny that)
There were a couple more ...
... out bugs. Interestingly this very English word, bug, has now entered French (as bug or more franšais: bogue), meaning a software glitch. In fact the French have made a verb of the word, not only does a program have a bug, in French it bugs, in an intransitive way, so not in the sense of bothering you, though of course it does that too, but just in the sense of malfunctioning. So after fumigating, so to speak, the ...
... largest sand dune in Europe. It was quite amazing but also very touristy. From here we drove to Saint Emilion and then on to our bed and breakfast about 8 kms away. It is a beautiful area and we love it. Dined out in the historic village of St Emilion in a beautiful little courtyard. Temperature still about 25 degrees - just magic, food and ...