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Another long bus ride, but the lovely green scenery made the time pass quickly. The bus company i used this time is punctual, and arrives on time.
The first day out starts out as a lovely day, so plenty of walking to be done. Bordeaux is so different to Lyon. The buildings seem to be a lot older. I am impressed at what i see, and the more i explore the more impressed i am. It is a very low rise city due to the weakness of the subsoil. The ...
... 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 ...
... walking streets and lane ways, taking precious moments to sit in quirky little cafes listening and watching European culture breathe and walk by. Probably the worst moments were standing in a ques and waiting...... and waiting. ....to see stuff that you can see more clearly on the internet. (call me"boring" that's ok)
It was on one of these meanderings that we stumbled upon a authentic ...
... apparently built for a woman as there is an oval blazon (?) above the door. There are also heads of 2 women carved on the facade to possibly signify the original owner and a gate near the house leads to a wild forest, thick with trees and apparently even deer and other wild game. Virginie told us about their bio-dynamic winemaking methods, showed us through the winery, again with all sorting done by hand, then took us into the cellars and gave us 3 ...
... lovely staircase. As Paul and I were sick with a cold we stayed in and crashed but Tony and Janet went off into the city for dinner. The next day we headed off on our wine tour of Bordeaux with our friendly guide Bruno. We visited 4 different wineries during the day and stopped for lunch in St Emillion. Late in the we travelled back to Bordeaux and walked along the river until the sun set. We ate a late dinner before heading back to our ...