Ibis Bordeaux Le Lac
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... the boulevard back to base and get ready to depart.
We were on the road later than normal at 14:20 and our target was an Aire in the Bordeaux region not far off the motorway near Blaye.
We decided to stop at another Aire at St. Paul de Blaye as there was electricity there at 55 mins for €2.00 to charge electronics.A small shop across the road has the jetons (tokens) for the service point and cold beer for the driver later. After all that it was onto the night stop ...
... on the lawn in front of the chateau; foie gras, ,bread, olive and duck- based spreads, strawberries, cherries and a glass of wine. We sat under a huge tree and once again we were thinking - "C'est la vie".
And then it was back to Bordeaux arriving around 2.30pm. After a lazy afternoon during which we found a laundromand, had a read of our novels, it was time for dinner and to get ready for our next move tomorrow, to Luchon.
This is wine country, and if the vineyards that could be seen out to the horizon didn't give it away, the fact that every second shop in Saint Emilion was a wine merchant did. Not being wine connoisseurs, Susan and I were therefore interested in the other shops, which were typically souvenir shops that sold tea-towels with pictures of wine bottles on them. That said, there was a wonderful feel ...
... town which was a great view and the sky was clear, the temperature was about 80 with a few small breezes. We walked down a stone street with railing the a few shops and restaurants on the street. There were no stairs and of course Tanja walked too. We went in a few shops and than back to eat ice cream and waited to go back to the bus. Dinner carpaccio, rack of lamb, a cheese plate and mango sorbet. And everyday white wine. We sailed back up the river to ...
... them, Jennifer and Aubrey, sharing two bottles of wine and this was after dinner! We got to bed at midnight and had a bit of a sleep in the next day! The following evening we visited the local pub where we listened to jazz and blues music and spent the evening with a local French family, conversing in a mixture of our poor French and their much better but limited English and with the help of the iPhone “iTranslate.”