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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…
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…
La Mauvaise Reputation Bookstore
Think bookstores are boring? Well, think again. Living up to its disreputable moniker, Bordeaux’s La Mauvaise Reputation (bad reputation) prides itself on promoting anything that’s avant-garde or cutting edge. Achingly hip, this f…