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Vineyards in Bordeaux
For many people, especially outside France, Bordeaux is synonymous with wine. But this city whose name is inscribed on thousands of bottles does not actually have any large vineyards within its boundaries. I have a few places wher…
The swimming pools of Bordeaux: dive into history
Designated historical monumentsThere's no need to go to Arcachon Bay or the Médoc coast for a swim. You can stay in Bordeaux and splash around in some of the city's beautiful pools. Not only can you enjoy a great swim, but they're…
The Maison aux Assiettes: the work of a real character
A ceramic houseEveryone knows one or two stories about people who've devoted their whole lives to a particular passion, like building a fantasy home. I often find these slightly crazy projects rather endearing. A while back I hear…