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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.
... we finally had all systems go. And we laughed together when I said I was going to leave rather quickly, before we discovered any other computer problems!
I drove most of the way to Bordeaux, picking up a baguette and a Camembert for dinner, and found a hotel room with a kitchenette so I can avoid going to restaurants tomorrow, during my day of office work. Thursday if all goes as planned, I will fly on to ...
... Most south West Point in England. A walk along the coast and into the village before bed. On the road again we starting to get used to the narrow roads and crazy large roundabouts (ovalabouts really they either huge with multiple exits and sometimes traffic lights or tiny round abouts with a little circle of white pained in the middle of an intersection ) First stop Saint Micheals Mount what a spectacular place and we had perfect weather. A short boat trip out, ...