Mercure Bordeaux Gare Saint Jean
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Today - Sunday and off to Medoc - about a 40 minute drive …
Today we have travelled from Gare Montparsse to Bordeaux, 1st class, on the TGV train. We had a taxi from the hotel to the Gare M. It was a black panel van, tinted windows - all very James Bond like! And at times, he drove like that too - scooting down the Bus lane and back into the traffic again. Nice ride though, past the Grand Palis, over the …
... lost at sea. The Spanish family were also armed with canoes and a look of confusion as the canoe monger drove off into the distance. As there had been a fair amount of rain the previous days the river was running quite fast, so we decided to go slow and enjoy the river banks and assorted wildlife. The sun eventually came out and we watched dragonflies on the bank whilst Mikey practiced his canoe to tree manoeuvres which occasionally resulted in his canoe floating down stream ...
... not an accusation but a lamentation, and a blunt reminder that our attitudes at home do not go unnoticed by the world. This sort of topic doesn’t come up in every conversation, but it has been raised enough times that I have no doubt of the role it plays in our international image. Of course most people realise that travelling Australians are not usually the sort to impose their prejudices, but will nevertheless be an unwelcome part of identity until we ...
... li>The French do eat dessert after most meals (happier face)
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed