Ibis Bordeaux Centre Gare Saint Jean
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- 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 ...
This morning I worked several hours in the hotel room, then at 10:00 walked over to the chateau to have a look. I got behind a family group from the Netherlands and had to wait while they negotiated the ticket counter.
The first castle built on the site began in the 1100s. In the 1300s it was heavily fortified with money provided by the first French Pope, Clement V, of the Catholic schism period. It was ...
... Guilliame, Beringere and 2 year old Clemence. They are farmers in Le Mans and were horrified that we had no close by accom when we went to the car race....and offered us accom next time This morning we headed back in Bordeaux, one of my favourite French cities and stumbled into an Australian bar/cafe. It is complete with a swimming pool inhabited by a mechanical crocodile! Photos to come ...
... local dairy, fish monger, fruit and veg, deli, wine merchant plus more and “Warehouse” all under one roof. Amazingly all very well priced, we are living better and cheaper than in New Zealand. The exception is red meat, we have brought beef twice, each time paid a lot and it was not very good, so we stick to fish, chicken, turkey and pork so cannot complain. Most of the supermarkets have bargain isles and, being her mother’s daughter, ...
... Eli and Michael went with the four course meal and Kyria and I had the three course meal. Kyria had snails for her entrée and Eli insisted that I try one. It came with a tool to grasp the snail and a fork to prise it out. They were smothered in garlic and butter or something. So I resigned myself to eating one. It wasn’t that bad – it’s more the thought of eating one that is worse. I guess it kind of had the same texture as a mussel. Then Eli ...