Category Archives: Bordeaux

Wine, wine, wine


Bordeaux did not immediately endear itself to us. For hours we had been driving peacefully through villages, markets and fields on the way from Angouleme, and then Bam! Traffic, off ramps, badly marked streets. Yuck. The next day, Bastille Day, … Continue reading

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Happy Bastille Day in Bordeaux

Nelson: We’re in Bordeaux now, heading off to a barrel tasting tour. Really enjoyed the fireworks last night. There were thousands of people down by the river having a great time; no drunks, no Mexican firecrackers, no problems…and the best … Continue reading

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