TripAdvisor Reviews Claridge's Hotel Menton
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... from Grenoble to Chamonix for July 19th. This took quite some time and proved a non trivial task for the woman helping us, but at least we are booked now but we don't get in to Chamonix until 10pm.
The hotel was only a short walk from the station and is about a 15 minute walk from the beach. We checked in and headed straight out for a look around. The hotel is just off the main boulevard to the beach so we strolled down checking all ...
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The initial plan for today
was to stay in Nice to see the old town and the two main museums: the
Matisse and the Chagall. My dad soon saw that it was Tuesday and both
museums were closed. so he changed tomorrow's destinations for today. We left at 8am and since Nice is the
fifth largest city in France, we encountered some traffic
but in 20 minutes we were out of the city traversing the towering ...
... cannot be taken in one go, he has to reverse and readjust before climbing further. This would be fine if it were not for inconsiderate and impatient french drivers. Monsieur is not averse to shaking his fist, screaming '*****!', and winding down his window raising a Churchillian salute and shouting "et, la meme chose a vous, Monsieur!!".
Finally, we reach the camp site. It's 12.30pm and, of course, the office is shut until 3.30pm. It is ...
... was made up of sharp, jagged rocks that hurt to walk on! After a bit if bundu bashing we got to the a clearing on the rocks and looked about us in horror. This couldn’t be the right place surely? Although there were some steps going down to a platform, this was only a few meteres from the water, not the 20 m drop we had hear about? The locals also looked a bit bewildered but we all clmbered down and jumped off the this. Getting back up however ...
... too fast to try for a photo. Nice to see a lot of the big names and a good start for the season for Brad Wiggins.
Yesterday we climbed to ...