Domaine du Calidianus
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Yet another journey to the playgrounds of the rich and the famous on the French Riviera. We jumped into Fifi and hit the highway for the gorgeous town of St Tropez (pronounced San Tropay), now look at the title of today's blog and you will see the poet in me;-) It is approximately just over an hour south of Cannes and I must admit it was nice being back on the road again, giving Fifi a run. There is only one way in and one way out of St Tropez and ...
... short way and parked in a long almost full public car park on the roadside. We walked to the end of the beach and found the naturiste sign and the nudists beyond. There would have been at least several hundred nude people. We plonked ourselves in the middle. There was just one person on that whole section of beach wearing togs - Ang. Later in the day a small group of nudists moved beside us. Craig said they did that because they they'd never seen anybody in ...
... which brought to mind the face of Sainte Rosaline.
Soon the forest opened up to the grounds of the magnificent monastery of La Chartreuse de la Verne. But before we enter the building, let's get the name straight. The “de la Verne” was easy—at the base of the mountain on which the buildings sit there's a river called la Verne. But Chartreuse? Why name a monastery after a liqueur? Or maybe it was that the nuns wore bright ...
... looking at the various prints of the stars- notable ones being Julie Andrews, Bruce Willis, John Travolta, Martin Scorcese, Quentin Tarantino, Sylvester Stallone and Nicole Kidman- among many many others. Unfortunately, despite her best efforts, Lizzie couldn't find any prints belonging to Johnny Depp or Sean Connery. Gutted.
We then had a wander around the old harbour in Cannes- old by name but definitely not ...
... has a problem with their entire A/C system, but there was nothing I could do. At least this room did fall within my very strict range of tolerable room temperatures, but barely.
After traveling all day I was starving so I walked down the hill to this great restaurant for dinner. The food was really good! I figured the next couple of days would be really busy at the film festival so I decided to just head back to the room to relax and get a good night's ...