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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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  • 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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  • Day1


    May 4, 2018 in France ⋅ ☀️ 16 °C

    Wake up late -> take a nap -> go out for a beer and walk around

    Trying to get in the new mindset of having no schedule and no obligations, but it’s not that easy! We are formatted to be busy and productive. We’ll need a few more beers to get there :)Read more

  • Day24


    May 24, 2019 in France ⋅ 🌧 19 °C

    Bordeaux- where wine is nothing else (eltzz) but expensive🤷🏻‍♀️ aber wir haben viel über die Weinkultur in dieser sehenswerten und sehr vielfältigen Stadt gelernt sowie ein paar super liebe Holländer kennengelernt, mit denen wir endlos hätten Brändi Dog spielen können 😄

    Bordeaux hat uns gefallen, ebenso wie das gemietete Kingsizebett im Hotel und der Seafoodteller im Marché de Capucins - ja wir haben uns wiedermal gegönnt und es mit unserem Jahrestag gerechtfertigt, welchen wir aber nicht hatten.
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  • Day10


    August 21, 2019 in France ⋅ ☁️ 23 °C

    Nu har vi kommit till vinets huvudstad Bordeaux. Slut med öl och pintxos, nu är det vin och goda ostar som gäller! Vi bor nära floden La Garonne som ser ut som lersörja. Det är ebb och flod och ständigt strömt åt något håll, som drar upp bottenleran till ytan, så det blir en lervälling av alltihop.

    Vi kom hit igår eftermiddag, tog en promenad utefter floden in till stan och Place de La Bourse, med den speciella vattenspegeln framför. Mycket effektfullt och populärt för barn och vuxna att svalka fötterna i.
    Det finns mängder av gamla vackra hus från 1700-talet och äldre. Bordeaux är den stad i världen som fått störst del av stadskärnan förklarad som UNESCO:s världsarv.
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  • Day4

    Uferprommenade und Miroir d'eau

    September 26, 2019 in France ⋅ ⛅ 19 °C

    An der Uferpromenade kann man einige Kilometer entlang laufen. Von der Cité du Vin bis zum Ende der Altstadt. Dabei kommt man auch an der Pont Jacques Chaban-Delmas vorbei, einer riesigen modernen Brücke über die Garonne. Am Anfang des Weges befinden sich in den sogenannten Hangars Geschäfte, Cafés und Restaurants, später säumen schöne alte Gebäude und Plätze die Strecke. Es lohnt sich zu laufen, denn der Blick ist toll. Nach ca. 3 Kilometern stößt man auf den Place de la Bourse, auf dem sich ein riesiger Wasserspiegel befindet. In regelmäßigen Abständen versprühen hunderte Düsen Wasserdampf, was einerseits eine Abkühlung und andererseits ein schönes Fotomotiv darstellt. Ich war morgens und abends da und muss sagen, dass später am Tag das Licht und damit die Atmosphäre schöner war. Damit sage ich Bordeaux auch schon adieu, morgen geht's weiter nach Toulouse. Ich komme auf jeden Fall wieder, denn ich habe längst nicht alles gesehen. Zwei, drei Tage sollte man schon einplanen. Hatte mich auf dem Rückweg zum Appartement verlaufen und durch Zufall viele schöne Ecken auf meinem riesigen Umweg entdeckt. Jaja, der Bordeaux hat es ganz schön in sich...Read more

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