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Travel Blogs from Grasse
... of a steep cliff - scary!! In fact, we realised after 15 mins walking we were on the wrong path but, as we could see the right one below us Matthew suggested we be adventurous and cut across country which was fine - until Andy mentioned there might be snakes in the long grass which freaked Guy out a bit! Yes, thanks Dad! We did however see lots of harmless flora and fauna - lovely wild flowers (my little bunch of ...
... 8217;T WE HAVE THOSE IN THE UNITED STATES? The next morning I
wandered through the farmers market, which is filled with herbs, croissants,
flowers, and soaps from all over the Cote d’Azur. After a little shopping and
relaxing on the beach, my father I and went and visited the Marc Chagall museum
who I hadn’t heard of before, but apparently he’s really famous. I did like his
colorful paintings and found his influences ...
Following the coast road to Cannes, we continued west along the Corniche D'Or. This was far prettier than the popular corniches and much less developed. We also found a beach from Jayne's childhood. The drive took us to St Raphael, Frejus and then north to Bagnols en Foret, Lac St Cassien and finally Grasse where visited the local museum. The day had involved a lot of twisty mountain roads and we were ready to eat when we got back to Nice. Pizza followed at La ...
... food, and my word...talk about a stupid amount of restaurants and
Then, it was time for Elmo and I to depart after some very entertaining and enjoyable days. He ALMOST convinced me to stay in Nice that night, which I was so nearly going to do. However, I perservered and left on an overnight train to Paris...thanks for the awesome times Elmo, cheers to 'Rugby League Drunk', '2 foot long Baguettes' and buying a million dollar yacht to be berthed
... the displays particularly a fairly extensive and I would imagine reasonably priceless collection of old Vinaigrettes, Perfume holders and bottles. A really good free museum well worth a bit of your time when in Grasse.
The narrow streets of the old town start just near the museum and Grasse is quite different to any other town we have been in on this Provencal leg of the trip. A large North African population lives here and the old town has a feel a little like ...