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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…
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…
BETASOM in Bordeaux
At once indestructible and fragile, BETASOM (the Bordeaux Submarine Base) is a reminder of the Second World War. It has become a place to host cultural events, although it hasn’t yet found its own rhythm nor a modus operandi. But…