Premiere Classe Bordeaux Sud-Pessac Becquerel
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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 ...
... 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 ...
... decadence when dining out in Bordeaux. The food was amazing (although we did pass on the frogs legs and snails)
Fran tells me the Bordeaux shopping was wonderful.
Well, how does Bordeaux compare with Paris?
Will let you know very soon.
I am a long black drinker, so probably not the best judge of a cappuccino.
... as he tells us the next cabin forward is a very comfortable second class cabin and it's empty. We are free to use that. So we do. And he was right. The seats maybe not quite as luxurious but having the cabin to ourselves meant we could spread out. Excellent. The rest of the trip is uneventful, and the ticket inspector is very helpful with directions on how to change trains and stations. Problem is I can't understand him properly because of his accent, so after ...
... amp; sparkling. When the your was over Geoff tried the caves again & was told there was only one person with their name down for the tour (him) & so it wouldn't be happening. Poor Geoff was quite frustrated! After we got back home we walked down to the Jardin de Lamproie. This had never been open when we had been around before & we thought we should do the right supportive thing for Sainte Terre as it is their claim to fame. The gardens were quite ordinary but ...