Mercure Bordeaux Gare Saint Jean
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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Today there is little to report of interest to a travel blog. I picked up some food at a nearby supermarket and then worked all day, casting an occasional gaze outside at the beautiful vineyards all around. This is some of the best wine country in the world. The most consistently sought-after and expensive wines are not far from where I am, in the Paulliac region north of Bordeaux. The most famous are Château Lafite-Rothschild, Château Latour and Château ...
... specialty of this and surrounding regions. It was delicious, as was the whole meal. As is often the case with such lunches we didn’t finish much before 5:00 pm!
We talked about many things, much of it related to our service in the church over the years and currently. There is always a great deal to discuss. I was also asked to help get some software set up on a new laptop, so we spent over an ...
... my newly-acquired room, I set off to see if I could catch up with a group that had apparently taken a bus downtown. On the way I was reminded of home as bike lanes appeared then disappeared, and the pavement occasionally got dodgy while traffic snarled around me.
With only a vague notion of where I was heading I did eventually manage to find myself in the centre of things, and ended up making friends with ...
... to the apartment via cobble streets. Not good on the wheels. Then carry it up 2 flights of a spiral staircase, that was not made for luggage. I was stuffed after this little exercise. Problem will be getting it back down in 3 days. I am looking at creating a pulley system out the window.
I have never seen a place like Sarlat la Caneda. You can actually feel what it was like back in 600AD, as they have restored it so well. Looking forward to exploring it ...
... is very hard to find places that are open on Saturday, Sunday or Monday. I am all for a 32 hour working week, and no-one over here ever seems stressed or angry, but when you arrive in a place at 7pm on Saturday with no food it would be awesome to be able to find a shop over the next few days. I reckon Sal and I spent about 5 hours over 3 days driving around looking for a supermarket, generally unsuccessfully. It turned out to be a good way to get ...