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IS THERE ANYTHING MORE ROMANTIC THAN LOSING YOURSELF IN BORDEAUX?
The Winter Town of Arcachon
As soon as the sun starts to shine, residents of Bordeaux are irresistibly drawn to the Bay of Arcachon. Yet the beach isn’t the only thing this little inland sea has to offer.Sixty or so kilometres from Bordeaux, the Arcachon Bay…
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…
Bacalan, the arty district of Bordeaux
The Bacalan district of Bordeaux, which stretches out along the Garonne, is an up-and-coming area that had long been snubbed by traditional residents of Bordeaux, who viewed it as too working class. This status of a terra incognit…