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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 ...
... into our one day here. First, we stumbled on a good coffee place. Important. So after that we just popped into a boulangerie and each got a pastry. Then we went on a tour of exploration and saw so much. Many huge and beautiful churches - one, St Michel with a tall bell tower that we climbed and from the top had a panoramic view of the whole area. And we had fun in Galeries Lafayette where finally I found the Chanel perfume refills that I wanted that don't ...
... without missing a beat. Didn't even flinch when I hit one of the outside mirrors down a narrow lane in Florence..... it just bounced back!
Ok there is more good news, we shouted ourselves to a Hotel, can't lie, a bit of luxury has been nice, although the space was very small. After settling into a room with real coffee and an actual coffee maker, we had a drink with a Canadian couple ...
... us come back. Our wine translator was constantly translating. The house, which has been in her family for the past two centuries, will be inherited by her cousin, as she has no children. We asked to be adopted! We then returned to the wine store where we tried several bottles of her wine from different vintages as well as several other outstanding selections. Carted back a case with us to be enjoyed on the cruise, assuming we can hold out that long! Sunday What do do on ...
As far back as the 3rd century BC, wine has defined Bordeaux's history. The Romans planted vineyards in what was to become Saint-Émilion as early as the 2nd century AD.
We actually docked at 2 am. The Symphony is able to sail up the Garonne River and under the drawbridge during low tide and dock right next to the town. Other cruise ships are not able to do this and must dock outside the town. It made exploring this city very easy.
We had breakfast ...