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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…
Latour-Marliac, my water lily supplier in Temple-sur-Lot
In and around Bordeaux, I treat myself to a number of beautiful walks that simultaneously combine pure pleasure and the utilitarian. My strolls in Temple-sur-Lot are part of this. I always return thrilled, and equipped with a smal…
La Maison de L’Eau Museum
Chic Bordeaux has plenty of cool museums, but if you want to see the quirkiest, head for the one that tourists hardly ever visit: La Maison de L’Eau. Unique in France (and pretty rare elsewhere), La Maison de L’Eau water museum is…