OUS samples Bordeaux for a Day

On 3 July 2012 a group of 22 intrepid (if not sprightly) OUS tourists met for a day in Burdigala (as it was first called in 300 B.C.) to sample its delights by land and from the water. We enjoyed perfect summer weather as we toured the city by open-top charabanc, lunched in a shady square, and sailed (well, motored) beneath the seven Bordeaux bridges while receiving a comprehensive commentary in French and English.

 

Sun hats were issued for the follicly challenged

The day was immaculately organised by Marion Tempé, to whom we extend our appreciation for a difficult job well done.

One pier of the new lifting bridge under construction

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