Quality Suites Bordeaux Aeroport
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... the boulevard back to base and get ready to depart.
We were on the road later than normal at 14:20 and our target was an Aire in the Bordeaux region not far off the motorway near Blaye.
We decided to stop at another Aire at St. Paul de Blaye as there was electricity there at 55 mins for €2.00 to charge electronics.A small shop across the road has the jetons (tokens) for the service point and cold beer for the driver later. After all that it was onto the night stop ...
... was a church built in the 12th century and the stone walls that lined the road leading to the vineyard were also hundreds of years old.
The vineyard was called Chateau du Cerons and produced only relatively small quantities of wine - very boutique style. The owner of the vineyard who took us around talked of the unique climate that produces their wine. A river, quite warm, runs not far from their property which meets ...
This is wine country, and if the vineyards that could be seen out to the horizon didn't give it away, the fact that every second shop in Saint Emilion was a wine merchant did. Not being wine connoisseurs, Susan and I were therefore interested in the other shops, which were typically souvenir shops that sold tea-towels with pictures of wine bottles on them. That said, there was a wonderful feel ...
... smothered in Basque-style tomatoes, onions and peppers. Despite the fish and chicken we chose, we absolutely had to have a Bordeaux wine. We took our server's recommendation and weren't disappointed. What was probably and average half-bottle of red wine here turned out to be one of the best I've every had although to be fair I rarely touch reds...but still. We saved the bottle.
There were so many dogs about in the streets--plus one on ...
... each day, and you pick up and drop off at bike stations dotted all over town. Very convenient and quick way to get around. After our ride we made our way to Pete's favourite square that we had ridden through earlier for dinner. It was a smaller square, and had a more intimate vibe. We had a 3 course meal from a very French menu accompanied by some Bordeaux vin rouge. Very nice meal (once we moved tables to get away from the sewer!!) We rode our bikes back to the hotel and hit ...