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Bordeaux wine event : Printemps des Vins de Blaye !

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This weekend was for me jubilatory since I have tried for several years to encourage tourists to discover the lesser known northern part of Bordeaux vineyards that we call the « Côtes » : Côtes de Bourg and Blaye-Côtes de Bordeaux ...

Do you know the "galette des rois"? A very French tradition !

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The "Galette des Rois" is a cake traditionally shared at Epiphany, on 6 January. It celebrates the arrival of the Three Wise Men in Bethlehem.

It is composed of a puff pastry cake, with a small charm hidden inside. The cake is generally filled with frangipane. Every year, the French pâtissiers offer exclusive creations for the tradition of crowning the one who finds "the fève" as the King/Queen.

May 2016 : From La Rochelle to Bergerac via Périgueux

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It is in these overbooked weeks when I realized that the territory covered by the guided tours I propose is far from ridiculous! From Bergerac to the Atlantic Coast of La Rochelle via Bordeaux, St Emilion, Blaye, or Périgueux and Hautefort, it was a very intense period!

April 2016 : parade of the cruises ship in Bordeaux port

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These last days of April 2016, it was a real parade of cruise ships expected to dock in Bordeaux port of call!  The docking of these large vessels or their leaving combined with the lifting of the Jacques Chaban-Delmas Bridge is always a a real show ! This year nearly 50 calls are expected in the port of Bordeaux.

Season 2016 start : Discovering the Gironde estuary...

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016, is the kickoff of the 2016 season with a group of 8 people leaving from Jonzac. Drive to the banks of the Gironde Estuary for a nice discovery tour with a splendid spring sunshine.

4 Norvegians discovering Cognac distilleries

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On last Thursday 07th January 2016, here I am under the traditional winter drizzle at Bordeaux airport to welcome 2 nice couples old Cognac lovers from Norway and guide them in Cognac vineyards and distilleries !