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... poor English. I was pretty sure we were doing better speaking French
than these people were speaking English. Now, yes both of my roommates know
English quite well, but what if they didn’t? I’m sure there are a lot of
tourists that travel to France, not knowing English, but are spoken to in
English all of the time. Can’t people just be patient and listen to a foreigner
when they try to speak your language? Maybe they don’t know English and ...
... locals) through gloriouth thunthine. Many selfies and photo bombs were enjoyed before the new arrivals crashed and burned early and we took advantage of a chance to get an early night. The rain settled in overnight and we were drowned rats by the time we climbed aboard the hop on hop off bus again - someone is smiling on us though as the rain lifted and Nicky's impromptu decision to disembark at Poble Espanol proved to be a good one. The rain had kept the usual tourist ...
... but after many tries she was not to be found. It was getting pretty late by now and luckily we had the ph no and a dot on the map where another B&B was and we had a lovely stay there. Great meal & wine at L'Oddessy Restaurant in Salernes.
The next day greeted us with the start of the Mistral wind which was extreme for the next ten days.
We had decided to head ...
... train that we'd just bought tickets for was 30 minutes late, and we still missed our connection in Ventimiglia and had to take the later train. I guess it was meant to be.
So, we made it to Monte Carlo and then had the simple task of walking outside and hailing a taxi from the queue of taxis that would be eagerly waiting outside to take the new arrivals to their hotel. Right? Wrong again. We went to the taxi stand that was in a tunnel outside the station and there ...
... said to have an interior that reflects the influence of Saint Peter's of Rome.
While in Old Nice we saw one of the few remaining examples of the decorated facades in this area. It is dated 1584 and shows Adam and Eve naked in the Garden of Eden, threatening each other with clubs. This house is famous for this mural.
We wandered the streets and walkways for a while, all of them lined with small shops , restaurants and cafes. ...