Hotel de L'Opera
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... colder Garrone which flows through Bordeaux. The result is dense fog in the mornings which produces a fungus on the grapes which in turn results in a unique taste. This is quite specific to this area and can't be found the same anywhere else in the world.
They specialise in sauternes, savignon and merlot and they make mostly blended wines. We saw the wine cellars - centuries old - and we tasted some lovely wines. We were ...
... by 9.00a.m. when stallholders were still laying out their tables and the crowds were yet to arrive. By mid-morning, however, a sea of people filled the town, snaking their way up the main street and into the square.
We had done a couple of laps by late morning, and so headed off around noon for Saint Emilion, a two-hour drive west in the direction of Bordeaux, where we would be catching our train ...
... After wandering aimlessly around the city, admiring the endless beige limestone, we luckily stumbled upon Les Epicuriales. The outdoor food and drink festival was both charming and daunting; tents and tables extended farther into the distance than my eyes could see, and buzzing, animated French folk packed every inch. Without knowing a single phrase in French, we decided to cross a study abroad goal off the ...
... us in the restaurant and the two of them went looking for him. It felt good to actually unpack a little and get a little settled! The weather was beautiful and sunny. The temperature went from 12 degrees this morning to 23 degrees this evening. The shops and stores were full of really interesting clothing and shoes. The styles are quite modern. Our dinner consisted of Black pudding, Duck and of course sherbert for dessert! We will have to walk it off ...
... and canales, the local traditional pastry, with ice cream for dessert. It was amazing. And a great little spot overlooking the town too.
The last train back to Bordeaux was at 9pm, so we walked back out to the train station expecting it to be quite popular to head back on the last train but it was completely dead apart from some campervans parked in the carpark to use the facilities overnight. Made sure this time we had validated our ticket and jumped on the very ...