Hotel de Monaco
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- Minbar in room
- Room service
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
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Travel Blogs from Cap d'Ail
... the enormous sports stadium and the first one I find happens to be a wheelchair access lift thing that takes you down to a mezzanine level where the loos are. Paul gets in too, and we find we have overloaded it and cannot get the doors open. For those who are unaware, Paul has a fear of being stuck in a lift (probably some childhood issue.....). The panic sets in, his breathing starts to do that hyper ventilating thing, I am saying calming and understanding ...
... are, home to Prince Albert. Princess Grace is also buried here. It was a long hill to climb up to the top so Mom opted out as the rest of us went there ourselves. I walked through a few streets lined with shops and cafes and witnessed the guard marching outside the palace. Karen would have liked it here but we only had 1 1/2 hours and she wouldn't have had enough time. I took some pictures from there. Visible was the entire harbor including our ...
... head out for some dinner. We were starving from all our days adventures!
It has become a bit of a ritual to do a bog lap after dinner before heading back to the apartment to bed. We were very surprised to find that the centre of Nice and the waterfront just seems to explode on a Friday night. It was like Northbridge on steriods! There were people literally everywhere! The restaurants were crowded, the hawkers were out selling their wares ...
... s palette. I've never seen so much natural color in one place!
Tried my first of what I'd thought would be many a pastis in many locations. Don't need to revisit that drink again. Even with enough water added to it, as is the common way of drinking it, it was just 'okay'. A bit more anise than I care to taste. Still, it was pleasant enough..........
Ya know: "when in Rome......."
Which brings ...
I am leaving Cap d'Ail tomorrow and heading to the farm I mentioned in my last post. It will be a long trip since I am going all the way from the SE to the NW. Luckily, that gives me an excuse to spend another couple days in Paris because the easiest way to get to Belle Ile is from there (and only a sucker would make that trip in one day). Plus I definitely did not eat enough the first time I went to Paris and it is imperative ...