French Wine, Roman Stone


Last spring I went the Gallo-Roman city of Bordeaux to visit a good friend of mine who had the opportunity to teach in France. I spent this lovely weekend away drinking French wine, seeing some truly incredible sculpture and having a lovely break.

bord22          bord13bord19The museums had incredible objects that were a privilege to see, including a reconstruction of the caves at Lascaux.

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Not only did this city have stunning Roman remains, including this amphitheatre, but also beautiful churches.

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Elizabeth at the Museum.

bord15  A close view.


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Bordeaux has so many of these knockers, and they are a particular favourite of Elizabeth’s.

bord18   These Canelés were sampled extensively during the trip.

bord21   As was this cheese along, with breads, wines and cheese. In all it was a very lovely trip.



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