Hotel De France
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Up very early in Dubai and at he airport about 6.30am to face a long checkin queue, only to find when I got to the counter that the plane was delayed an our because of fog. Susan's wheelchair transfer to us to a holding bay for the infirm and we waited fairly patiently in the vicinity until the electric art took us to the gate where we went down ramp after ramp until we found the bus. After nearly half an hour of driving around the airport and wondering if we ...
... that followed the D-Day landings on the beaches of Normandy. Today, 861 American soldiers are buried at the memorial site, comprising twelve acres near the city of Draguignan.
After visiting the cemetery and commemorating the battles that liberated France, continue on and arrive around mid-day in Nice. Drop your luggage off at your hotel close to the Old Town and get lunch on your ...
Today's treat on the bus was a madeleine. Marcel Proust wrote "Remembrance of Things Past" after eating a madeleine and suddenly recalling bringing his aunt madeleines on Sunday mornings. They're tasty, but I didn't have any revelations that would cause me to write a seven-volume novel.
We are now in Nice at the Mercure Marche aux Fleurs, directly across from the Bay of Angels. Gilles had to do a bit of extra driving to get us right in front of ...
... back in warmer weather that's for sure :-). After tea we walk along the promenade and check out the beach. It's a pebble beach, but it still looks amazing! So many people are chilling on the beach having picnic dinners or having drinks with friends. The atmosphere is pretty wicked! After a cruise down the beach we decided to head back and have an early night so we'll be fresh for exploring tomorrow.
Catch ya laterAndrea and ...
... had Caesar Salad. Careful not to get further dehydrated, we washed this down with 2 litres of water. A taxi ride back to the hotel took us backwards around the F1 circuit, from Rascasse, through the tunnel, up Portier and Lowes Hairpin. It is hard to comprehend that F1 cars reach 180 mph around here. A late afternoon resting in the room, overlooking the harbour, ...