Grand Palais Excelsior
Travel Blogs from Limone Piemonte
We woke on Friday morning and decided it was time to move on! The weather forecast for Nice was bad for a few days so we decided to head to Italy. There were two routes, one through Nice & Monaco and the other over the Mercantor Mountains. The mountain option was the shorter & quicker of the two so we opted for that. It was a crazy drive, we climbed to 2350m to reach the boarder of France & Italy. There was snow at the top, it ...
We had a dinner party last night, the vino was flowing the food was consumed and it was nonstop laughing with the Italian friends of Sue and the two southern kiwi girls from Dunedin & Clyde staying through the www.workaway.com programme. The Italians really know how to laugh and live in the moment, no serious topics discussed it was all stupid stuff and teasing each other.
It really was a local experience high in the hills sitting by ...
... con piccolo insalta di pomodori : Fried ricotta with a little tomato salad
Ø Insalata Caprese: tomato, mozzarella & basil
We visited San Marino market – my eyes boggled at all the fresh produce, olive oils, sun dried tomatoes, olives, fresh figs, courgettes, peppers, breads, berries oh and not to mention tomatoes and much, much more, touching , tasting & smelling everything. Oh la la I’m excited. The ...
... terrace and had a lovely Italian meal which was just right for our riding day and was quite cheap too. We carried on our way back after that and about 2 minutes before we got to the spot where we left the bike path Lily came off her bike. Not sure how she did it really as she was just rolling along but she seemed to wobble and then fly off over the front of her bike as it went sideways. Luckily she landed on her bum ...
The photos at the beginning of this entry are from a wonderful place called Saint Paul De Vence, the place recommended to us by the Dutch couple. Yet another beautiful place that just cannot be given justice by words or our photos. I don't know where to begin with our journey to see Monte Carlo, we got there no trouble but getting into it was another story and by the time we made it out I was older, braver and wiser to never try that again in a very large camper. So the story ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
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