Travel Blogs from Gensac
... room snacks from a supermarket ,fruit, cheese, salmon etc. We then went to Bordeaux , where we found parking with difficulty. The centre is like any city, e.g. Oxford street. It had large buildings, parks, shopping centres ( like London ). We found an evening antique market in a park which was great but we never bought a thing! After a coffee we returned to the hotel but washed the car on the way. Diesel needed tomorrow but is about 1.29 euros per litre which is better than the ...
We spent 2 weeks with wonderful family friends Jacqui and Jean-Michel. Thank you so much for your hospitality, we really enjoyed seeing you both again. Until Australia!
We did many day trips exploring the region. It's the heart of prehistoric man and wine and food!
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... in was an Irish Pub! A bit further along, we found a bar with a Basque name (Txoko) pronounced Chocko. All of the pinchos were on the bar, so we could see what we were choosing. We had a lovely mini-feast amongst the local men, of croquettes, fish, mini hamburgers, washed down in my case with Spanish white wine. The kids also had a couple of amazing pastries. The barmaid was lovely, and it came to a grand total of ...
We enjoy a reasonably early breakfast and head off to St Emilion just after nine thirty. On arrival the car park was almost empty- a total contrast to yesterdays crush. We spend an hour walking around the town noses glued to the windows of wine merchants. We are finally drawn into one and end up buying a cheap bottle of Pomerol-a bargain at only 35 euros! The price of wine from this area , even in a supermarket is incredible. We visit the local ...
We woke up early and after a continental breakfast it was time to hire a car for our next 8 day journey through the Terre d'Aquitaine (Land of Aquitaine in the southwest corner of France). Battery Boy and Video Girl were now Batterie Garçon de la Video Fille
La Video Fille was very worried Batterie Garçon would not be able to hire a car but within the half hour he was triumphant.
We walked from the hotel to the Hertz depot at Gare ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed