In Bordeaux – Third Day

Our last full day in Bordeaux and an unsettled weather forecast so we decided to head fir some culture. Tram into the city centre and a walk up to the Musée des Beaux-Arts, once again taking us past some attractive streets. The museum itself has two wings which stretch along the two sides of the…

In Bordeaux – Second Day

As is so often the case, we find that the hotel is trying to pay off the French national debt through their charge for breakfast. So sod ’em, we went just down the road and had a better breakfast at a café for just about half the hotel cost; this was the place. Much refreshed…

In Bordeaux – First Day

There is always much excitement about the first day spent in a new city and our first day in Bordeaux was no exception. Fortified by breakfast we set out to explore and the first good thing is that Bordeaux has trams and Mrs Sixwheeler loves a good tram. We can catch a Ligne C tram…

Onward to Bordeaux

We woke up in good time and said goodbye to Le Mans on a dull, damp and overcast morning. At least the road South was fairly traffic free which was just as well because it soon started to rain which just got heavier and heavier. I was looking for fuel and at the services said…

Lisbon 2018 / 3

Thursday 8 March 2018 A bit of culture and a lot of food… Firstly my apologies for the delay in getting this posted but our journey home was a nightmare (see next post) and there’s been a lot of rugby that needed to be watched since we got home. Anyway… Second full day had been…