Hotel Belles Rives
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This morning we arrived in Monaco and due to high winds the ship had to anchor out in the bay, requiring shore tenders. Our day started with a highlights of Monaco tour, along with many old people *argh* We began at the Oceanographic Museum which was run by Jacques Cousteau for 30 years until 1988. From there we walked past the residence of Princess Caroline and onto the St Nicholas Cathedral where Grace Kelly ...
... pleased with our purchase.
We have our last lunch, appropriately a salade nicoise at the Villa d' Este, a cafe near the hotel. It is very good and we make friends with a young Frenchman at the next table who invites us to sample his lunch, apparently a house specialty, ziti with ham, meatballs, a bit of tomato and cream sauce, topped with a poached egg. How unFrench!
Our afternoon excursion takes us not far from ...
... s father made him study law hoping to have a lawyer as a son however, with the help of his mother, he moved to Paris to study art at the Acadamie Suisse.
The street signs in Provence are in 2 languages, French and Provencal, which is a language, not a dialect. It was used in the 12th C.
The market was great, the flowers are on steriods! I would buy flowers every week if I lived here. Maija bought oreillettes to share, which are like ...
... up there so we got down to lower ground quite quickly and ended up in the main square which had a palace and huge church in it. Was quite incredible and we are still in awe of the history of some of the places we come across. We then had to sadly head off be because it was already 3pm and we had a two and a bit hour drive ahead of us. So we headed out and again got lost - this was more me plugging in the wrong location for the ...
Breakfast at the Sainte Valerie is served in the courtyard, which has a natural canopy from large magnolia trees and other vines. The tables are arrayed throughout the courtyard, and they have a large buffet with several stations throughout, including fresh bread and pastries, fruit, yogurt and cheese. The coffee area was great, with a cappuccino machine and unlike all the other breakfast buffets we enjoyed, these folks had an egg station, where they ...