Premiere Classe Bordeaux Sud-Villenave d'Ornon
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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 ...
... meal - I had salmon cerviche and kidneys for the main. Yum. Amr for his entree had the special, which turned out to be shellfish, to be pulled out of their shells, as you do snails, and dipped in mayonnaise. Something new (and a bit weird - tasty, but a bit tough to me) they were like those pointy conical shells that you find on the beach - he had to lever them out with an instrument! And they were a curly shape like the shell! Off to sleep now. Almost ...
... 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.
... old train track the gradient was easy and the total metres climbed was approx 98m. We were able to coast for kilometres without pedalling. We stopped for an expresso after 20km at a quaint place, then continued on to Creon where we grabbed a baguette an two Pastel de Nata's. Back to the track for our picnic, tomatoes, avocado, tuna.
After a good stop we biked on and it was so easy and yet we kept saying how did we get here!
Finally we turned off to get ...
... thinking we were going to be part of one of those tours when you see all those people tramping along behind a guide like a lot of dumb sheep!!! We saw them here in Oxford and had been dreading the thought of partaking in such a demeaning activity !! Two nights in Oxford and we headed back to Slough to return the car a stop in Henley Upon Thames with a walk along the river. Ok so back to the beginning we left London crossed on the boat from Dover to Calais then ...