TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Courbet Juan-les-Pins
Travel Blogs from Juan-les-Pins
... in English. While petting their dog and beginning to relax with a bit of comfortable human interaction, I told them she was my first French friend b/c she really liked me (Finally! Someone in this country likes me!). The woman replied with a smirk, "Don't be so naive. Just give it a minute, she’ll like everyone in the place." Got back to the hotel at 9pm, crawled into bed and slept until noon the next ...
... for some time, the return of the rain signaled that it was time for us to make our way back to Saint-Paul de Vence. An easy trip back, a delicious dinner at the Thai restaurant in town (for the second night in a row - that good!) and it was time for a blog entry and bed. Tomorrow we're thinking Villefranche s/ Mer followed by Nice or perhaps Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat before Nice. Whatever we choose we'll be sure to tell you all about it tomorrow night. We love and miss you all, ...
... on the Promenade Anglais after it has circuited the harbour following
the descent down from the hills above it, having shut down major traffic
Likewise the Tour de France which closed the road from
Menton to Monaco a couple of years ago for a team time trial, which must have
created absolute traffic chaos elsewhere while the road was closed for cycling!
Anyhow back to today. We had lunch at a cafe – one of dozens
lining the ...
Juan-les-Pins was a popular place for writers during the Jazz Age and still has an annual jazz festival in July. We passed a park where many jazz and some rock artists had performed, but no shows were scheduled while we were there. I've posted the signed handprints in the sidewalk of some I recognized.
We had time for a swim and a couple hours on the ...
... but was then told I had to change a minimum of 100 to start playing. So annoying because I didn't have 100 on me in cash. A couple of people were putting in money for black jack, so I joined with them. 5 of us put 20 in each and Ben was playing the hands for us. It was minimum bets of 25. He seemed to be doing well so I decided to go off and play a bit of roulette cuz they had opened another table. I definitely was not used to ...