It was called, Le Cosy B and B. We drove into the garage next door to the BandB. It was the largest garage I've seen in France. It seemed to have been a warehouse or something in its past. It had a glass roof and plenty of parking squeezed into any available space. The B and B itself was on a residential street in the city but was very comfortable and welcoming. Amazingly it had a pool in the back area which seemed totally out of place with the neighborhood.
Bordeaux is fairly large but the city center is relatively small, at least compared to Paris. We took the Tram near the BandB or walked the 2.5 miles to center each day. The night of our arrival we roamed the City Center looking for somewhere interesting to eat dinner.
Grand Hotel Bordeaux near the Grand Theatre.
Walking back to the tram after dinner.
For example, "he was against the king so they cut off his head, THWAACK!"
"they didn't kill him but he had to keep his mouth shut, MMMMMPH!
"they built new residences very quickly, BRRRUIPP!
"and they tore down the old ones, SCHLACK!"
or something like that. He was pretty amusing.
Here we are outside the old church of Notre Dame. It is about 1000 years old. No kidding.
Here the guide explains how there are two Place Royales, one for the former king and one for the current king (at the time).
From there we walked a couple of miles to the Cite du Vin, a new Wine museum along the river. Very impressive architecture.
Interior of St Andre's Cathedral
Here is the tram heading for the Hotel De Ville from Place Gambetta.
I was admiring this antique harp when the docent came over to talk to me. She said, "get off the rug".
Next day, up early and on to Paris
Answer: Charles De Gaulle (who else?)