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Vieillard: Bordeaux earthenware
Although it closed in 1895, the Jules Vieillard factory maintains a special relationship with the people of Bordeaux. Old Bordeaux families are fond of the widely-varied faience produced by this company, which employed several hun…
A stroll along the Right Bank
Fancy a pleasant walk along Bordeaux’s Right Bank? Get a bigger picture (and better pix) of this Unesco Heritage town by turning your back on the coach crowds surging towards the neoclassical Grand Theatre and other sights. Instea…
Salies-de-Béarn, my Béarnais favourite
Salies-de-Béarn, a small town in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques is not a million miles from Bordeaux, and at the end of the journey there is the discovery of an unanticipated setting, the discreet charm of a spa town and an atmosphere a…