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Departed 8.50am Barcelona on the Meditteranean for the French Riviera. Drove through the area of SE France which produces more wine than Aus and USA together. Had so much they couldn't sell so would do emergency distillation to get the alcohol for industry. Soil looks very white, clay/ sandy. St Martin ( near Narbonne): saw big Catalan Cathedral In 1666 a canal system was developed to link ...
... us was very restless, talkative and pushy. The woman behind Sandy became very close, you can see the photo that has her shoe wedged in between Sandy and Mandy's shoes. Intermission came and we reassessed. Boris and Marg were happy to tough it out up front, the rest of the fractured team found a seat for the 70 minute intermission and afterwards found a more comfortable grassy knoll, well back but clear views and less crowded. Stevie was sensational, ...
... Nice -> Antibes (one that I am now very familiar with). Thinking it couldn't be that hard with my screen shot of google maps I jumped off the bus at a stop in Antibes. All I will say here is that being lost can be fun even when carrying a 22.6kg backpack wearing jeans and a long sleeve shirt in 25degree heat an 50% humidity (there may be a hint of sarcasm there)...2hrs later I came across my destination. The Crew House.
The Crew House, ...
... but not really the most comfortable house in the world.
Lunch in a park overlooking the ocean with fresh bread and cheese and strawberries.
Beaulieu-sur-Mer appears to have 3 major industries
2 Real Estate
3 Double Parking (evidence below)
Lovely dinner with friends of Gil and Leslee's last night in a perfectly formed French suburb.
Off to Valbonne tomorrow and a quieter day.
... to be hot for once. Im so used to being cold, I like this new feeling.
They I walked up to the little waterfalls and then back to the beach. Simple day yet amazing. I felt like I did a lot of walking and ate LOTS of French food. I wrote my last postcards while enjoying coffee and a macaroon and ate some French pastries and went to Carrefour of course. I had an entire baguette today and loved every bite of it.
Peace Love and Beach Fun