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... Caprais de Blaye.
The Aire in St. Paul is being re-surfaced but note that apart from shop which closes at 19:30 there is nothing else in the village by way of facilities.
We must have passed signs for 100 Chateau or Caves in our evening journey through the heart of the wine region. The neat rows of the vines are such a beautiful sight.
We crossed over the Gironde and the Dordogne en-route the waters that are so essential to the Bordeaux heartbeat.
We got on a fast train this morning and took off in a southerly direction to a place called Cerons It only took about 15 minutes but doing around 240km an hour that's about 40 - 50 kilometres (Counting a few stops on the way).
The day was very hot and we struggled from the station to the vineyard we were going to. Once there it was a delight. The vineyard was centred around an old chateau built in the 17th century. Across ...
... tomorrow. Making our way to Saint Emilion, there was some trepidation as to whether this highly regarded town would be just another one of the many pretty villages we had seen in the past fortnight. However, it did prove to be impressive, looking up toward it on approach, perched high on a hilltop, and then viewing it from the top of the King's tower, the highest vantage point in the village, with a 360 ...
... we arrived at this gorgeous camp ground right in the middle of miles of chateaux's and grape vines. Tomorrow we visit the historic town of Emilion and I can't wait. On travelling here we got on the dual carriageway for awhile and could not believe how many trucks were on the road. Lines of them. So yes there are people here in France after all! I think I had my eyes shut when I travelled with my parents and later with Kerry in my early twenties. Or maybe I have ...
... to the grave of Madame Dupin who lived in the chateau for a while. It was a really nice forest around there – almost like a rainforest. We also went for a walk along the pathway beside the chateau and got some photos of the chateau as a whole.
Then we went back inside and looked at the levels above the ground level before going back out the entrance and looking at the gardens. They were really nice to walk around and so pretty. I wish ...