Monday, July 29, 2013
Family Fun Time
So today we finally got to spend some time together, all four of us, we charged into Bordeaux to take outrageous advantage of the city and its delights.
We started with lunch at the Hippopotamus Grill. It's a long time since we ate in one of these places, but it was great to eat together - we had the Hippodéj - just a main course and a drink. The kids had burgers and Pat and I had steaks with nice blue cheese sauce. The staff assumed we were holiday makers, which was fun.
"Where are you from ?" asked the manageress, "are you visiting Bordeaux ?"
"We live in Pessac, but we are visiting Bordeaux !".
Then off to scour various shops for bargains.
We didn't find any. But we had fun looking.
Then to Decathlon. I have had my eye on a piece of luggage. Catrin is concerned about her rucsac for camp. Then I had a brianwave ! Decathlon sell microfibre towels, just the thing for solving Catrin's rucsac problem.
Then off to Books and Coffee for a quick cup of coffee / smoothie.
From there down to the quays, via Cours Victor Hugo. I spotted a shop that sells djellabas. I'll be back there one day !
Then along the quays till we were all too tired to care any more, and home for ice-cream.