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First and foremost, my apartment FINALLY got wifi. After 4 weeks in Spain, I finally have unlimited and convenient access to the internet. It has been one of the most wonderful things to happen to me so far. Okay that might be an exaggeration. But it really is nice because I can keep in contact with everyone from home and school so much more easily. Also I can check the weather every morning when I get ready for school- but I only check the weather here (sorry Dad, ...
... where they hail from.
It was certainly good to have push bikes on board so we could ride into the towns to collect supplies and do our sightseeing. One day we loaded them up with our washing and headed for the local "Laverie" (laundromat).
The week came to an end far too quickly and it was time to board our train and head for our next ...
... our day ticket for the trams. €4.30 each. We tramed a couple of stops past the city centre and then walked a couple of books to the Wine Museum. In fact we were the first in or the day. They do give you an English translation of the history so you get a better understanding. Bordeaux was the wine shipping district and the port here was active until the 1980s.
Following this we got another tram to the public Gardens and ...
We arrive here at about midday. Our hotel took us back in time to the 70's in a bad way. Great size room but could definitely have done with some modernisation. The best part of this hotel was we had a TV in our room that showed Friends in English! Each evening we would watch two episodes before heading out for dinner.
Bordeaux was a beautiful city, the way it is laid out works well and the buildings all looked so grand. We quickly ...
We got a bit turned around coming out of the train Friday afternoon - the exit we emerged from was further from our hotel than we thought. So we were marching down the quai, dragging our luggage behind us through hordes of tourists, when something caught my eye. So I plunged down a tiny alley, waving at Striplings to follow me - and voila! We found ourselves in one of the alleys I haunted in my time in Paris - an alley I had completely forgotten, ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking