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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…
Bordeaux's dark tradition
Living far from the bright lights and bustling streets of the capital, and being a huge fan of all forms of art, I'm always tempted by the major exhibitions in Paris and all over Europe. But I often overlook what's going on right…
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…