Honeymoon in Bordeaux: Finding Friendly France in Bordeaux

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Ah, la France!  Immediately we think of Paris, of sipping champagne on the Champs Elysees,  of taking photos in front of the Eiffel Tower, of tooling through the Tuileries on tandem bicycles.  We think of museums, and palaces, and of Notre Dame, looming grandly along the Seine.  But, we also think of crowds, of packs of bewildered tourists, of rude waiters, and smelly metro cars.  We think of impossibly tiny hotel rooms at impossibly huge prices.  And suddenly we’re thinking that maybe Italy would be a better choice…

But hang on a minute!  Italy is a beautiful country too (and we’ll get there, stay tuned!), but first there is another side to the French story.  It starts a little to the south, and a little to the west, in France’s ninth largest city, Bordeaux.

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