Bordeaux (pity I don't like red wine much) November 8th 2009 I can see why Bordeaux is now an Unesco World Heritage Site. It's stunning! Lots of 18th century architecture and a beautiful river to walk along which is particularly nice as the suns's setting. Sadly it was raining buckets the whole time I was in Bordeaux, so things looked a bit grey (actually kind of reminded me of London). The city is known for its wine, but alas I only drank the cheapest plon ... 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
About Me:I'm a Melbourne girl born and bred, and it´s definitely a beautiful city and a fantastic place to live BUT I've now been living in England since December 2009 and I LOVE it! So may stay here for some time. Between leaving Oz and moving to England I backpacked Italy, Spain and France for three months. Best experience of my life.
Date I Left Australia: September 2nd, 2009. It's been two years since I was able to return for a visit so if anyone fancies donating a return ticket to me I will love you forever! haha.
Highlights so far: Wa... full info