Atel Du Grand Duc
Travel Blogs from Cannes
... floating in a beautiful, serene place lost to time.
Our dinner at VistaMar in the Hermitage Hotel (One of Monte Carlo/Monaco's top 10 restaurants) was complete with foie gras, sea bass, lamb, chocolate fondant and Grand Marnier Souffle... a perfect ending to an amazing meal. We finished the night in a small club cut into the side of a cliff overlooking the Mediterranean.
... located in a parking garage. Well, it’s not exactly in the parking garage itself, but just off “Level 0,” which is three circular stories below the “+3” entrance level. We had arranged a rendezvous with old friends whom we had met there. We saw Anne with her infant son Emmanuel, who inexplicably was no longer a baby, but now ten years old! And our good friend Paula was there too.
After church we took the inevitable walk down ...
... the village, we approached a group of 18 to 20 year old girls running around, shrieking and taking pictures of each other topless. No harm done as it was fairly playful. What was interesting is that they were not French, and we knew before we came close enough to hear them speak that they were not French. We knew because not once have we seen French teenage girls behave even remotely like this. And as for the girls prancing around on the beach? When we were close ...
... in a lap around the F1 circuit which, with Martin’s driving, gave us a surprisingly good sense of what it must be like on race day!
On the way back to Martin’s place in Cannes, we visited the breathtakingly beautiful hilltop village of Eze (‘Ez’), which provided more postcard-perfect photo opportunities than we could capture. It’s an area that was once frequented ...
On route to Cannes we stopped at the seaside town of Six Fours Les Plages, it was a long
journey from our last stop so the first day we only managed to do the essentials, set up camp, have lunch and lay by the pool. The adventurers in us could only take this for so long so we headed out with Poppy for a mega walk to the beach. Called mega walk as it was not that long but the hills were crazy ...
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