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Old November 12th, 2009, 04:13 AM   #1
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Médoc : Around Saint-Estèphe (Aquitaine - SW France)



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Médoc is a strange sandy land North of Bordeaux, a peninsula defined by the Gironde river and the Atlantic, alternating the sublime and the squalid. Vineyards for sure but gloomy swamps are the best attraction IMO.

Let's begin in the vineyards around Moulis-en-Médoc :

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Moulis-en-Médoc :

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Listrac-Médoc :

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On the road to the estuary of the Gironde river :

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Castle Gruaud-Larose in Saint-Julien-Beychevelle :

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In Beychevelle (from Gascon vaisharèra=a location where little boats are gathered):

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Saint-Julien :

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Pauillac, a port on the Gironde river (two sets of pics) :

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In the distance, the right bank of the Gironde river and the infamous nuclear plant of Braud-et-Saint-Louis :

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On a clearer day :

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Going North in Saint-Estèphe :

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The nuclear plant on the other bank :

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Saint-Estèphe :

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Vertheuil (a Celtic toponym in ialo=glade) :

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Cissac-Médoc :

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Saint-Sauveur :

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Saint-Laurent-Médoc :

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Old November 12th, 2009, 06:55 PM   #2
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Nice photos from this nice town, i like it
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