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Very nice hotel and close to the walled city
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... the team manager had given us. The village has a tradition of setting out "creches" for the holidays. Read this website if you're intrigued by the word creche - it's not too long, and actually interesting: http://www.beyond.fr/themes/luceram-cre che.html
Being able to visit a medieval village as a day trip? Honestly, it's so mind-blowing. However, in true Kelly-Conor fashion, we decided to stop for nachos at the Irish Pub on our way home. It was a pretty good day :)
Thursday 9 October
A few different cats and kittens came to visit in the morning. It seems that the village is slowly being overrun to the point where I am sure there are more cats than people.
Had a lovely lunch on the harbor. Bruce had an incredible pasta dish with a light baked
Friday 10 October
We continued our exploration of Triora. We ...
... Lots of tourists but it still has a charm with its narrow streets and view down to the ocean. Dropped into Vence on our way through to Menton.
Menton was our final destination. It is a scaled down version of Nice with lots of people in the sunshine sunbaking on the stony beach and lots of grand hotels. Enjoyed dinner on the esplanade looking out over the turquoise blue ...
... It's also market day, and the plaza and and main drag through town are packed with vendors and shoppers. Cuneo is an 800 year old city, but it doesn't feel that way, with a straight boulevard/pedestrian street stretching from one end to the other, end at the cliffs overlooking the gorge, the rest of town is laid out pretty much in a grid like fashion. Being in the far corner of Italy, perched over a gorge, next to the mountains it does have a bit of a frontier feel to ...
... and the farming history, but the story of Minerve is really interesting. You can read more on it here if curious: www.cathar.info.
The architecture, the natural beauty and the history of this place seem a bit surreal when you're there... all of this make Minerve a must visit if in the Languedoc region. Now the streets are lined with artisan stores and fancy restaurants. I think, however, it's important to reflect and ...