BEST WESTERN Hotel Prince de Galles
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... the marble ranges near Pisa. This area is called Carrara and is where all the marble the Romans used came from so one can only imagine how large these mountains were before all the marble was taken. However at first glance you think there is snow on the top of the mountains but it is the white marble. Apparently there is still heaps of marble remaining so we aren't going to run out anytime soon. We are passing rolling hills ...
Even though we started off the day at the col and the forecast called for rain developing in the morning, I opted to start with a 4km climb up to the Circuit de l'Authion, a 9 km loop that was said to offer magnificent 360 degree views. True enough, once I reached the start of the loop I could see the Mediterranean, but the road then descended and ...
... at each end. It has an even smaller bathroom than the one in Paris, BUT, the beds are set end on so we have a whole metre between our feet, and no chance of bumping into each other, luxury. We dumped our bags and headed back to the train station for a short ride into Monaco. At least it was a downhill walk. Monaco is beautiful. The palace is stuck up on a hill overlooking the bay and the port. There are incredibly high hills behind the city ...
... the grand prix. (The stands were still there and the stacks of tires were still to be seen).
We did see the most luxurious mega yachts we'd ever seen in our lives...and dozens of them! They were three & four stories high with multiple alfresco lounging and dining areas and some with a level with a jacuzzi. One even had the profound name of "I told you so!". I reckon he did tell 'em! After finding some unusual tunnels and connections between elevators ...
... them up.
We spent our 3 hour layover in the nice and quiet Admirals Club at Heathrow. Good soup and free wi-fi, can't be beat.
The plane from London to Chicago had tube TVs in the ceiling. It looked and felt more like a Chicago to St. Louis type of plane. The right side of the plane got much better service than we did. There attendants passed out magazines and newspapers and gave them detailed descriptions of the dinner Our attendants passed out nothing and ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBEST WESTERN Hotel Prince de Galles Menton
Great hosts. Nice place. Highly recommended.
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