Bordeaux is situated on the Garonne River, right in the Gironde department in southwestern France. It is a port city and the 9th largest in France. The greater Bordeaux area is called Communauté Urbaine de Bordeaux and is the fifth largest urban area in France behind Paris, Marseille, Lyon and Lille. It is the prefecture of the Gironde department and the capital of the Aquitaine region. Bordeaux is the biggest wine industry capital in France.
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Skate Boarding in Te Anau Skatepark, Te Anau, Southland New Zealand
It is literally on the border of Fiordland National Park and Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area, offering a getaway to awe-inspiring landscapes and magnificent sites of wild nature. An attraction of the area is Te Anau Glowworm Caves. It is a system of caves, not fully formed (only 12,000 years old), home to thousands of glowworms.
Skateboarding lovers can visit the Te Anau Skatepark, situated in the center of the town. It has several concrete ramps, rails, fast and relatively hard hips, a bowled corner and a funbox with ledges, thus perfect for transition and street skating. Slide on the rails, make your jumps and ollies off the ramps and land back again on your board, do stunning kickflips and drop-ins. Buy or take your skateboard with you and get ready to perform stunning tricks up in the air!
Note: Be careful, since one of the ledges is half ruined.
Relevant activites based in New Zealand
January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.