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... and invited me back that evening (if I could make it I would) and even called a cab so I would make it back to get ready for Monarco and Monte Carlo. The cab drivers (or mine cab #12) was a gentleman and we had a great chat. Opened my door for me. Totally in love with the French, never want to leave. Got ready and we headed off. First stop is the perfumery. Pretty intense but some great smells. The onwards to the palace, on my camera I have a shot with some ...
... a train directly to Nice leaving at 4:57, which we couldn't buy a new ticket for, so just jumped on it anyways. It was the first train to leave the station since the strike started, so everyone else who wanted to go our way had the same idea. All the seats on the train were quickly taken and people were standing everywhere (Travis sat on our bags in a corner for the first leg, while Ashley was lucky enough to snag a seat [the lady next to Ashley got off after the ...
... Gorgeous big sunflowers and peonies.
We all went off to do our own thing and David and I sat in a cafe near the market, just people watching and chatting to two engaging Americans who were in Nice for a couple of days before starting a river cruise.
We walked along the seaside promenade - it was very nice and we sat again on a bench seat to ...
... as the engraved plaque listing the names of the museum directors, featuring Jacque Yves Cousteau, who probably collected many of the specimens we saw himself. The museum is topped by an open aired roof, with a restaurant, but due to the height, the sheer cliff (below the 4 stories of museum) to the sea far, far below, as well as an amazingly strong wind, we only spent a few minutes up there.
On the way out of the Oceanographic Institute, we saw ...
... them. And then we couldn't easily find our restaurant again. But expert map navigator Danielle was able to get us there. We both had crepes with chicken and mushrooms in a cream wine sauce. Wonderful! For desert, we shared a raspberry and creme crepe. Unbelievably good! It was about 8:30 when we finished up and decided to call it a day and set out for adventures. Perfect weather in Nice.....77 degrees, sunny and low humidity. A very slow walking day.....only 4.6 ...