Hotel de France et d'Angleterre
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... with plenty of people out enjoying the weather. The area where i am staying has a middle east culture, where there are a few bazaar's and markets. Makes for an interesting change.
No i did not go and visit some of the biggest wineries in Europe near Bordeaux, i dont have any interest in wine any more. Plus a lot of the Chateau's had retail outlets in the city.
What a great part of France, really nice polite people living in a great city.
... meal - I had salmon cerviche and kidneys for the main. Yum. Amr for his entree had the special, which turned out to be shellfish, to be pulled out of their shells, as you do snails, and dipped in mayonnaise. Something new (and a bit weird - tasty, but a bit tough to me) they were like those pointy conical shells that you find on the beach - he had to lever them out with an instrument! And they were a curly shape like the shell! Off to sleep now. Almost ...
... decadence when dining out in Bordeaux. The food was amazing (although we did pass on the frogs legs and snails)
Fran tells me the Bordeaux shopping was wonderful.
Well, how does Bordeaux compare with Paris?
Will let you know very soon.
I am a long black drinker, so probably not the best judge of a cappuccino.
A short days ride, a mere 63 miles though our stokers both thought we had done about 100 miles! After a quiet night, with just one animal intruder rummaging through our rubbish we set off without coats for the first time in days. After meeting alarge group of youngsters on their bikes we passed them twice to numerous bonne jours and tenez a droits! After shopping and ...
... the afternoon driving through the vineyard countryside and visiting various chatueax.Once back on board we had more wine and oyster tasting with the chef and sommelier!
AJ, our cruise director provides a daily overview of the following days activities. As we spent more time with him on the ship we thought he was amazing - always there to answer questions, taking passenger inventory at the start of and end of every tour, and did lots of heavy lifting.