Hotel Le Dauphin
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... the marble ranges near Pisa. This area is called Carrara and is where all the marble the Romans used came from so one can only imagine how large these mountains were before all the marble was taken. However at first glance you think there is snow on the top of the mountains but it is the white marble. Apparently there is still heaps of marble remaining so we aren't going to run out anytime soon. We are passing rolling hills ...
... in & out of shops and getting sidetracked by coffee and icecream. In Nice everyone seems to be walking around sipping coffee or eating icecream!
The streets are a buzz with people everywhere but this seems to be more so in the evening and at night as locals finish work and catch-up with family & friends. The restaurants are just packed with locals (and tourists!!) enjoying food, wine and music. Many of the shops are opened late and the ...
... parts) still twitch at the ramifications of that meal. 24 hours of ramifications thank you very much Tripadvisor! The evenings were spend boat and super yacht spotting, a secret pastime of mine. We found an amazing little pizza place (a faux pa when in France, i agree) when trying the find the alleged best restaurant in Nice, and never looked back. We either ate it inor took the pizza down to the marina and oggled the boats and those lucky ...
... looking for all the elevators to take us back up the side of the mountainous Monaco) we made our way to a rather deserted railway station to wait for a train to take us on a much quicker return journey to Menton... only 8 minutes!
Back at Menton we bought pizzas from a pizzeria right at the corner of our street and ate them on the roof terrace of our very own hotel. The pizzas were beautiful and so was our view of our neighbourhood at sunset. Privacy in ...
... Today was a driving/exploring day. From Menton we drove along the coast to Monaco for a bit of a look. What a disappointment. You can't even
tell when you are in Monaco. It just blends into the urban sprawl. Even
the architecture doesn't change. From movies and books and such, you
expect this fantasyland place of streets paved with gold, magnificent
buildings, and exotic sports cars to be lining the streets. but its not
like that ...