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 …
... serious changes at home. I arrived in Bordeaux, waited a while at a stop for a bus that never came, could’t be asked waiting almost another hour for another and laughed off a taxi driver’s estimate of 20 euros to get to my Couchsurfing host’s place - so I ended up walking and arrived at Steve’s just after midnight. I knew that I wasn’t the only surfer, but arrived to find that I was one of 7 (!), all of whom had been waiting for me ...
Itīs been 4 months since my last blog...time for an update I say.
Manchester, Cardiff, Oxford and London...1 1/2 weeks, 4 stops, 2 lovely catch ups. Itīs so nice to see familiar faces when travelling alone and even though both visits were whirlwind, they were lots of fun. My thanks go out to Rosie and Eddie in Manchester for hosting me in the week before they returned to Australia after 4 years abroad, and Kate and Harti in London who had just arrived back from ...
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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