Detourism - Toulouse
‘Toulouse after Bordeaux is another world: these two cities which, from afar, could be paired in the all too vague entity of the Southwest (of France), are in fact each others anti-poles.
To speak of Toulouse in Bordeaux is like a lack of taste and of Bordeaux in Toulouse almost an affront. There is no hatred, but the two cities ignore each other or prefer to ignore each other, it's simpler. There are no commonalities between the brick and stone or between the earthiness that permeates Toulouse and the touch of sea air that passes through Bordeaux. And yet it is the same river that crosses’...
Bailly J-C., 2011. Le dépaysement, Voyages en France.