Arrondissement de Bordeaux

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  • Day5

    When geese fly the other way...

    January 29 in France ⋅ ☁️ 13 °C

    ...we must be going into the right direction.
    I can't stop mentioning it enough. It is hard work. Keeping Lieske on the road. And not everybody on route is happy to see us.
    We drove a small 320km today in almost 5 hours.
    I am proud of Nika, who fought against the road raging French, and frantic Spanish and Portuguese truck drivers around the very, very,very busy road aroud Bordeaux.
    It was really a torture.
    But we survived.
    Picked a strange camper place in Morcenx.
    But our neighbours are funny. And really in for a chat.
    We noticed that the temperature is getting better. 15° And it was longer light. Hmmm. Or is it just imagination?
    Tomorrow we are going to try to crawl up the Pyrenees.
    Wish us luck!
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  • Day10

    Euro5000: Pamplona - Bordeaux

    September 16, 2019 in France ⋅ ☀️ 27 °C

    European5000 - Stage 10: After a nice breakfast 🍳 in Pamplona, up to San Sebastian... A few issues with a lost wallet, and we continued our adventure to Hossogor for a cosy dinner... finally we arrived in Bordeaux where a castle and his pool waited for us! #European5000 #PamplonaToSanSebastian #BiarritzHossogor #Bordeaux #UpToSaintMalo #E38 #728 #WhatABeachRead more

  • Day20

    Bordeaux, France

    June 11, 2019 in France ⋅ 🌧 13 °C

    Bordeaux 11-13 June
    We had 2 full days (3 nights) in Bordeaux. Our accommodation was in a great location - near bridge Ponte de Pierre, the first bridge built in Bordeaux (on the orders of Napoleon Bonaparte).
    We walked the UNESCO Heritage trail - highlights: Gothic Cathédrale Saint-André, Place de la Bourse, centered on the Three Graces fountain, overlooks the Miroir d’Eau reflecting pool. Ponte Chaban-Delmas - 77 metres high, highest lift bridge in Europe. Grosse Cloche, historic town belfry and only remains of the old defensive gate of the 13th Century.
    We drove the wine-growing region.
    The Bordeaux region is naturally divided by the Gironde Estuary into a Left Bank area and a Right Bank area. We only had time to drive a small part of the Left Bank but it was a beautiful drive. A few samplings along the way but we found that most chateaux were closed unless you had booked a tasting.
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  • Day5

    Esse, shoppe, plane und esse

    July 27 in France ⋅ 🌙 20 °C

    Hüt gids ned so viel spannends zum Verzelle. Mier sind am Morge ufgstande und hend üs vorgno mitem Velo dStadt gu erchunde. Womer de vorem Hostel gstande sind, hemmer gmerkt dases für das viel zheiss isch und hend üs churz druf abe entschiede chli gu shoppe. Vo Lade zu Lade simmer gange und hend denn öppis feins Zmittag gesse. Mier hend üs am Afang vo üsem Reisli vorgno jede Tag öppis nüüs zprobiere und drum hemmer hüt so Teigtäschli bstellt. Gstärkt hemmer wiiter gshoppt, grossfündig simmer aber ned worde. Hend ja schliesslich au fast kei Platz meh i üsem Rucksack.
    Am spötere Nami hemmer üsi witeri Reis afah plane und hend müesse feststelle Europa isch eifach viel tüür und alles um üs ume isch usbuecht. Nach langem überlegge hemmer üs jetzt entschiede dasmer am Fritig uf Portugal wärded flüge und det üsi Ziit gnüssed. Am Abig hemmer richtig fein und gsund gesse und hend denn ufemne Verdauigsspaziergängli die schön Abigstimmig gnosse. 😊
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  • Day6

    Chiller Tag

    July 28 in France ⋅ 🌙 18 °C

    Am Morge früeh ufgstande, sBikini agleid und parat gmacht für ah Stand uf Lacanau. Vorem Hostel simmer denn gstande und hend gmerkt dases regnet und dases hüt glaub ned sone gueti Idee isch gu surfe. 🌧️Drum hemmer üs entschiede üsi Wösch ide Lingerie gu wäsche und vom wüeste Wetter simmer halt nomal zwunge gsi gu shoppe. 🧼👣Nachem Shoppe simmer so k.o. gsi dasmer is Hostel gange sind und eifach chli chillt hend. Film gluegt, gschlafe und echli im Reisetagebuech witergschriebe.✏️😴 Am Abig hemmer umbedingt welle gu Schnegge esse, weil mier wend ja jede Tag öppis nüüs probiere. 🐌Leider simmer ned fündig worde und drum hemmer eifach nomal Muschle gesse. 🐚Mier hoffed dases morn mitem Surfe klapped 😎🏄‍♀️Read more

  • Day11

    Chateau de la Ligne

    September 17, 2019 in France ⋅ ☀️ 21 °C

    Good morning everybody! After a nice BBQ and party at the Chateau de la Ligne next to Bordeaux, our next destination will be the north of France before crossing the border tomorrow.

  • Day7

    Bordeaux Day 1

    August 12, 2019 in France ⋅ 🌙 16 °C

    We woke up in Paris and with great sadness we got ready to move onto the next adventure. There is so much to see and do in Paris that we both agree it’s somewhere we would love to come back to. But on to Bordeaux. We caught our fast train which was super comfy and fast. Great way to travel. Pete says better than the plane!

    Arrived in Bordeaux and worked out the transit system and found our bnb, which is in a quiet neighbourhood in a 17th century apartment. Amazing building and a lovely hostess called Michelle.

    After settling in we headed out to explore and found our way to some of the sights in Bordeaux. We went to two art museums and tried to get in to a couple of things that were not open Monday’s, but we walked through some amazing parts of the old town. We were worn out, well our feet and calves were, so we headed back for a rest.

    Seems like the best way to do it as when we woke up we headed out for more exploring. Went to the mirror pools, which because of everyone walking in it wasn’t so much a mirror but still a beautiful building. Watched some line dancing, yes in Bordeaux and then wandered the old town until we found a dinner spot and then home. Really amazing how we are finding our way around without too much trouble! Google maps does help 😊😊
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  • Day8

    Exploring Bordeaux

    August 13, 2019 in France ⋅ ⛅ 16 °C

    Definitely a beautiful place to stay and explore. We are pretty proud of ourselves managing to work out the public transport wherever we go. The weather is perfect and this morning we set off to the La Cite du Vin where we spent about three hours walking around this amazing museum of wine and wine making. The tour was topped off with a glass of wine on the eighth floor with an amazing view of the city. We then caught the ferry back to the old town and wandered around. Had some yummy lunch and then went to the Musee d’antiquities. Incredible that we have been to more museums in Europe than I have been in my whole life!

    Totally worn out we headed home for our siesta. Decided to stay local for dinner so we went to the local pizzeria and had an early night ready for the travel day tomorrow to Montpelier.
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