One of the nicest ways to spend an afternoon in Paris is by wandering along the Seine. In the 7th arrondissement you’ll see one of the grandest bridges in Paris, Pont Alexander III.
The bridge was completed in 1900 as a symbol of the Franco-Russian alliance and is named after Russian Tsar Alexander III.
There are four Fame statues sitting atop giant stone supports almost 60 feet high. Together with the nymphs, cherubs, and lamps, the Pont Alexander III is a spectacular sight, a free open-air museum that is the perfect spot for a photo to remember your trip.
EP24: We’re in Bordeaux, France visiting one of the most renowned wine regions of the world. But, it’s not just about the grape, we try a local pastry called a Canelé, sample a cocktail invented by 007, and learn the difference between Pain au Chocolat and Chocolatine.
Food and drink
La Touque Cuivree https://www.la-toque-cuivree.fr/
Canelés Baillardran http://www.baillardran.com/en/
La Cite du Vin https://www.laciteduvin.com/en
Vins Urbains http://www.vinsurbains.fr/
Bar a Vin https://baravin.bordeaux.com/en/#
Chateau Franc Mayne https://www.chateaufrancmayne.com/
Chateau Mouton Rothschild https://www.chateau-mouton-rothschild.com/
Maison du Vin de Margeaux https://www.margaux-tourisme.com/degustation/maison-du-vin-de-margaux-degaqu033fs00008/
Cloître des Cordeliers https://www.lescordeliers.com/
Véritables Macarons de Saint Emilion http://www.macarons-saint-emilion.fr/Accueil.html
Marche des Capucins http://marchedescapucins.com/
Marche Chartrons http://www.bordeaux.fr/o2332
Places and Entertainment
Bordeaux nègre http://www.memoiresetpartages.com/visite-guidee/
Dune du Pilat https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dune_of_Pilat
Bordeaux public transportation https://www.infotbm.com/en
Bordeaux City Pass https://www.infotbm.com/en
Dingo Velos https://en.dingovelos.com/
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One of the nicest ways to spend an afternoon in Paris is by wandering along the Seine. In the 7th arrondissement you’ll see one of the grandest bridges in Paris, Pont Alexander III. The bridge was completed in 1900 as a symbol of the Franco-Russian alliance and is named after Russian Tsar Alexander III. There…