david wong

Hey! I'm David, a security consultant at Cryptography Services, the crypto team of NCC Group . This is my blog about cryptography and security and other related topics that I find interesting.

One more list

posted November 2013

It's time for a new list of random things I noticed about Bordeaux :

  • Many 2€ kebab places. Also, kebab here are made with a Lebanese bread, like a crepe, and not with the half of an Arabic bread like in Lyon.
  • It's raining, A LOT. It's raining at least once a week, but usually way more than once a week.
  • It's not that cold. I just came back from a week in Lyon and oh my god was it cold there, you can feel winter coming, but in Bordeaux ? Chill, you don't need that jacket.
  • There are no Bordelais. Most people I run into come from other places in France. I actually only met one Bordelaise and it was during my first week here.
  • The city is really not that big. In 30 minutes you feel like you've seen most of it.
  • We have Velov' in Lyon, Velib' in Paris, here it's Vcub. Those free bikes you can rent pretty much anywhere.
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clara Job lai

You're crazy :p

david

Just as a disclaimer, I'm not passing any judgments (especially in my observation about gay and black people). I'm just writing what I see, in an analytic kind of way. Everything that looks different from another french city is worth being written in my modest opinion.