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IS THERE ANYTHING MORE ROMANTIC THAN LOSING YOURSELF IN BORDEAUX?
Cordouan, lighthouse of kings
While the Cordouan lighthouse was built for the primary purpose of keeping guard over the mouth of the Gironde estuary, it has far exceeded this utilitarian function. Its architecture proves irresistible to visitors to this unique…
Mériadeck, the transformation of a Bordeaux neighbourhood
Mériadeck has been subject to some dramatic metamorphoses. Those of recent decades have been spectacular. But were the changes appropriate and suitable for purpose? Whatever the verdict, Mériadeck is a living experiment in urban p…
Around the squares of Bordeaux
Squares (or places in French) play a unifying role in cities. As places where streets and avenues come together, easy-to-find points of reference and meeting places for children, OAPs, lovers and tourists, they allow us all to tak…