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Travel Blogs from Cannes
... I had more time here. I would love to spend my days sketching and painting - in the sun it would be absolute bliss.
There were so many artists selling their work along the dock. I was amazed but yet also inspired by one guy, his work was immense and I knew I had to speak to him about it. He was your average, tall French guy with a curly white moustache and white overalls. When I asked him what he used, he pulled out of his pocket a spatula ...
... a fashionable turquoise scarf, a post card, and a cute magnet. St. Tropez was a beautiful French village and I loved it!
On Sunday, we went to the perfume capital of the world, Grasse. Like St. Tropez, Grasse was chic and charming. At the bus stop we arrived at there was a statue of Francois Joseph Paul, Admiral de Grasse, a name that is familiar to me from my studies of the American Revolution. He commanded the French Navy at the Battle of ...
... told me (in French), that she had been riding her bike and fallen at the library. When Sean asked:
Sean: Did you get in a fight?
Sean: You should have seen the other guy, right?
Prof: Oui, il mort. (He is dead).
I guess the french don't have that joke because she just took it a little to far there.
2) My french class is kind of amusing. Many of the kids in my class of 9 have only ...
... the standards.. but I suppose you get that in any industry!
At midday I made my way back up to the train station and met up with my Friend Kendra Titheridge ( a blenheim girl) and a Lucy- another kiwi which Kendra had met at a hostel in Marseille! We stopped quickly at the supermarket to pick up some goodies for lunch and headed out toward the Cap d'Antibes. We stopped off to check out the superyachts on the way.. they STILL amaze me!! Due to the ...
... with the use of fire beacons to raise the alarm that thwarted these attacks. It took the invention of landing craft capable of carrying horses to give the French forces enough impetus to remove the Spanish. In 1687 the man in the mask was incarcerated here before being moved to his final resting place the Bastille, Paris.
Napoleon famously landed at the far end of Cannes, at Golf Juan to be precise, and despatched his foul mouthed ambassador, ...