Pullman Bordeaux Aquitania
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The final leg of today's adventure took us north, about 200km to the City of Bordeaux. Along the way, Cindy advised that we were going to drive through the longest stretch of pine forest we have ever seen (she has never been to New Brunswick.) This was where I discovered the remarkable application of a beret over the …
... not an accusation but a lamentation, and a blunt reminder that our attitudes at home do not go unnoticed by the world. This sort of topic doesn’t come up in every conversation, but it has been raised enough times that I have no doubt of the role it plays in our international image. Of course most people realise that travelling Australians are not usually the sort to impose their prejudices, but will nevertheless be an unwelcome part of identity until we ...
... lessons from them, during which they mocked all of my teaching techniques. Cheeky buggers. Plus, their parents told me that on a visit to Paris they pronounced the metro station names with an Australian accent. I believe that my job is done! MERCI BEAUCOUP Herve, Corine, Elise, Adrien, Sarah, Sam and Michelle.
Lessons learned in France:
- The French do no eat croissants for breakfast every day (sad face)
- The French do eat baguettes every day (happy ...
We left about 11.15 am today and it was 6 degrees! As we went the sun came out but it was still cold. However at about 6.00 pm it was 9 degrees. It was sun from time to time. On our way we stopped at a wine/cognac shop which was interesting but without knowledge of wine, we did not know what to buy! We bought a cake. We arrived at our BB Hotel and checked in about 4.00 pm and had a late lunch/early dinner in a steak place. Corry had sirloin and I had roast chicken. Before that ...
... blackcurrant and pepper wrong.) And then we got to sample two of their wines. A first label and a second label (made with the younger vines).
Our second was Chateau Gruaud-Larose, a much bigger and more modern chateau. There we also got a tour of the vineyards, which are absolutely gorgeous with all the changing leaves. I learned about the French invention of the Hail Cannon. When the sensors in the air detect hail, the cannon shots a blast ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPullman Bordeaux Aquitania
Clean, comfortable, but a long way from anywhere....
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