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La Rochelle adventures

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With the weather being so crap - 40 knot gusts and inches of rain - or centimetres as they say here. I have been discovering my feminine side Doros (private joke).

I have moved from silver fox to silverback, (is this a male Rachel?)

Having spent a few days on my own, wiring up the remaining solar cells, making outboard brackets, fitting the recently serviced outboard to the pushpit, fender boards etc., I look forward to Shirley arriving.  I hire a car for three days and go and pick her up on Wednesday 28th. We drive into Bordeaux to visit the Cite de Vin - a modern monstrocity housing a museum dedicated to ...you've guessed! (but you do get a free tasting at the end, at the very top in the bit which looks unfinished but is!)

 Martian (my new sunnies!!) meets some architects drunken inspiration?

Studying the bottles  ..everyone tells a story


Interesting iPads...honest! Bluetooth in english


Virtual ship carrying Bacchus & his wine


Georgian wine Rachel made the traditional way (…