Ibis Budget Bordeaux Centre Bastide
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... is very pleasant, and has some interesting bridges crossing the Garonne River.
The odd thing i have noticed here in Bordeaux is the lack of bakeries. On nearly ever corner in Lyon there was a bakery, here they seem scarce.
By late afternoon the sky greys up and it starts to rain, only lightly.
The next few days are beautiful sunny days. Wandering the streets and the river walk is very pleasant. The city has a certain buzz to ...
... anywhere but France. Plus we went into a Basque chocolate shop, a specialty food shop, the Maison du Vin which was a sort of formal wine bar where you could have a glass of a selection of fabulous wines. Also we found the Musée des Beaux Arts and spent some time there. And we walked half way across the bridge - Bordeaux is near the mouth of the Garonne. It is huge here, and will be joined by the Dordogne river, before they both combined flow into the ...
... A magnificent old church formed the backdrop. Within this cultural circle was an old, outwardly unimpressive cafe and run down looking patisserie. These two places provided us with a genuine, authentic, non touristy French culinary experience. The most amazing cappuccino and pastries you could imagine served by gentlemen who where so French. (funny that)
There were a couple more ...
... to hear them but it was lovely to see how miss Emma is growing. Lucy was not available so we headed into the old city streets where we found a little Passage and the Marché des Grands Hommes, a glass and steel building now housing shops, cafés and supermarket, with a glass elevator. Then we headed for the Cathédrale St-André which was closed for restoration. It has a magnificent separate Tour Pey-Berland and shares the square with the ...
... in Bourg. For dinner I had quail leg, bruschetta with pine nut and pea foam, pork tenderloin ( over cooked) and creme brûlée with melted and Andrés thin mint melted and a wonderful cheese from France. We took a walk after dinner and what a lovely town. Another very quiet on and walked down some stairs that we think were attached to an old castle or chateau. There was a washing house from the 1820's. Heard the loudest frogs in a pool ever. Time to sleep. ...