Claret and Karaoke March 25th 2006 A coach load of field tripping Exeter Geography students wasn't really what I was expecting on my first night at the youth hostel in Bordeaux.
Standing in the lobby, I saw a familiar looking badge on a jumper. It took me a few minutes to recognise what it was, and I had to ask to be certain; But, sure enough, the hostel was crawling with Exeter University first years.
I made very little cont ... read more
Europe » France » Aquitaine » Bordeaux Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more