Hotel Le Dauphin
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Left this morning Genora where Christopher Columbus was born, stopping in Pisa...Amazing Leaning Tower...lots of pics. Left Italy Travelling thru over 170 Tunnels thr the mountains. We're going to Monte Carlo tomorrow night for dinner...passed it today with all the yatchs in the Harbour
Have a free day tomorrow..will stroll the beaches on the French Reviere.
Weather has been great since ...
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The initial plan for today
was to stay in Nice to see the old town and the two main museums: the
Matisse and the Chagall. My dad soon saw that it was Tuesday and both
museums were closed. so he changed tomorrow's destinations for today. We left at 8am and since Nice is the
fifth largest city in France, we encountered some traffic
but in 20 minutes we were out of the city traversing the towering ...
... cannot be taken in one go, he has to reverse and readjust before climbing further. This would be fine if it were not for inconsiderate and impatient french drivers. Monsieur is not averse to shaking his fist, screaming '*****!', and winding down his window raising a Churchillian salute and shouting "et, la meme chose a vous, Monsieur!!".
Finally, we reach the camp site. It's 12.30pm and, of course, the office is shut until 3.30pm. It is ...
... too fast to try for a photo. Nice to see a lot of the big names and a good start for the season for Brad Wiggins.
Yesterday we climbed to ...
... late so we check in and left our luggage to check out the town and to look for food. Dinner was a 10Euro per pax all you-can-eat tapas buffet with a wine. Loved the squid salad and the seafood is so fresh here. After dinner we wanted to visit the St. Michael Catheral but couldn't get in because there's an annual music festival happening and all roads leading to it was closed. The was a great acoustics allowed us ...