Hotel de la Presse
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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.
It's 11.30 pm, and Amr is already asleep next to me, but must write up today before I forget. We woke this morning, a cloudless perfect morning, as was predicted, and suddenly found life was good, and we could cope with a city and people and traffic and cyclists....thank goodness. It WAS good to take as long as we wanted in the morning, and not have to be all packed up and bags ready by 8 am. And when we set off, we found that Bordeaux is a fabulous city! We packed ...
... 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.
... supervisors insistence that wearing our dorky rotary Blazers through the airport would be an advantage. With much reluctance I will admit that they were right and my blazer served its purpose.
On international flights f is not an isle seat, like I had thought, so I was squeezed between two strange men. Fortunately the flight was incredibly empty so I moved up after we had taken off and got two seats (one which was a window) all to myself. The only problem was that at ...
... and lovely, the 4 of us talking about their next destinations until we arrived at the next Chateaux.
Chateaux La Louviere grows in the Graves region (pronounced graav, meaning it grows in gravelly dirt) and makes white and red wine which we tasted. The original property was in the hands of the French Resistance then sold to the mayor of Bordeaux who demolished it. The current house dates back to 1794 and over time didn't totally fall to ruin but was close ...