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Bordeaux myths and legends

Bordeaux myths and legends

When I was a child I hated horror and supernatural movies. That is probably because of my brother who made me watch ‘Chucky’ one time, so I blame him. I had to lock my doll in the wardrobe when I was going to sleep for […]

The Gallo-Roman period in Bordeaux and what is Burdigala

The Gallo-Roman period in Bordeaux and what is Burdigala

Bordeaux is a city where history and mystery combine. From its humble beginning to its present as part of the UNESCO’s World Heritage List.  Known also as The Sleeping beauty, Bordeaux has its own spirit. The town is situated in the region of Nouvelle -Aquitaine, […]

The Creepy case of the mummies of Saint Michel

The Creepy case of the mummies of Saint Michel

Bordeaux is a stunning city, there is no doubt about it. But, don’t be fooled by this beauty as Bordeaux has some very interesting, dark and creepy secrets hidden under her eye-catching interior. Bordeaux History is a series about Bordeaux’s most interesting historical events. Today […]

The extraordinary story of the queen of England and France

The extraordinary story of the queen of England and France

Bordeaux History is a series about Bordeaux’s most interesting historical events. Today we are telling the story of Aliénor d’Aquitaine or Eleanor of Aquitaine – queen consort of France and England! Our story begins in the independent at the time Duchy of Aquitaine. It was […]


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