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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…
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…
Cité du Vin
Like everyone else in Bordeaux, I was keen to try out the Cité du Vin as we’ve heard so much about it over the last few years. The first thing you notice, outside the building, is the architecture, designed by XTU, it’s not for th…