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Bordeaux

by Monday, October 10, 2016

Bordeaux, a beautiful port city on the Garonne River in south-western France. It's the capital of the Aquitaine region and is also known as "La perle d'Aquitaine" (The Pearl of Aquitaine) and "La Belle Endormie" (Sleeping Beauty). Bordeaux is the world’s major wine industry capital and has been producing excellent vintages since the 8th century, maybe even earlier. The city’s historic area is on the ...