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... This place is certainly for the rich and famous, the opulence around the harbour with yachts, cars and property was amazing. So many Ferrari's. Monaco is the smallest country in the world, the size being approx. 2 square kms. We boarded the 'hop on hop off bus' and stayed on from the port until we reached the Palace of Monaco, where Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III lived. The views from here were amazing. Jeanette and ...
... to get some supplies, it was really small (like an English corner store) and secreted away in a basement. We grabbed baguettes, meat and cheese and drinks and smuggled them back into our room. The afternoon was now free for resting and relaxing. We went for a walk to the beach which was very small especially the public beach. At first glance it looked like sand but close inspection showed gravel. We had a dip in the ...
Had a little sleep in today as our bus wasn't till 1030, so instead of the alarm going off at 6:15 AM at went off at 8:15 AM. A bonus two hours extra for us. However this did mean that when we got on the bus we didn't have first choice of the seats, as some people were travelling from Florence straight thru to Nice. By the time Nick and I got on, the only available two seater was the second to last row from the back of the bus. I ...
From Nice, we headed towards Monaco.
First we stopped at a place called "Frogart" and had a bit of a perfume tour - Bought a couple of gifts and I'm sure I was allergic to some of those fragrances..
Ah - another beautiful country and lifestyles of the rich and the famous.
We had dinner at a restaurant 100meters from the Princes' Royal Palace!
There was a lookout point which saw Monaco glittering. Stunning.
It was times ...
... skirted the foreshore toward the beach. We were hot and ready to swim and the waters were ridiculously enticing and clear. We quickly put our gear on the beach and ran into the water and enjoyed the serenity. The beach at Ville Franche was much more enjoyable than that at Nice. The stones were more like small pebbles the size of marbles and a more relaxed scene. We spent the afternoon wilting in the sun, swimming and listening to music and then head back to Nice.
At the hostel ...