Tag Archives: Aquitaine

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A Very Rainy Afternoon in Saint-Émilion

Posted on 11. May, 2012 by .

You know how I said it was rainy in Bordeaux? Well, I take that back. Bordeaux was gorgeous, and the weather was almost fabulous. A light drizzle, really. Saint-Émilion, on the other hand, was a total mess. Heavy downpour and thick fog do NOT make for a great day out. Have you ever tried to operate [...]

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A Rainy Day in Bordeaux, a Photo Essay

Posted on 09. May, 2012 by .

If you’ve been in Europe for the last couple of weeks, you’ve noticed one thing: weather is sh*t. It’s been overcast and rainy for the better part of the last two months, and honestly I wonder what the hell I’m doing in France with piss-poor weather when I could get the same exact thing in [...]

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Smelling the Ocean Breeze at Dune du Pilat

Posted on 05. May, 2012 by .

If there is one thing I can’t resist in life (well, except chocolate, kittens, Swedish men and The Strokes… you know), it’s the ocean call. Whenever I find myself remotely close to it, forces beyond my control set in motion and draw me to it, and I honestly have very little willpower. Even though I [...]

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The Villas of Arcachon

Posted on 02. May, 2012 by .

All of you GPS owners will know what I’m talking about. These small, handy devices seem have the best intentions - but sometimes, they are so intent on taking us on a completely nonsense journey, for the sake of saving a few minutes. Why stick to boulevards when you can take a residential street? But [...]

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