Hotel Normandy Cap d'Ail
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Monaco week 1
After our interesting weekend in Copenhagen, our paths were different ones... Pierre flew to London to spend the week working and catching up with his friends there. As this doesn't sound sooo exciting, I will rather write about my first days in Monaco with the rich and famous and those who believe they are :)
Arriving on Monday around lunch time, the whole "gang" was already waiting for me: Mel and Chris, the guys I'm working with in Johannesburg spent ...
I am leaving Cap d'Ail tomorrow and heading to the farm I mentioned in my last post. It will be a long trip since I am going all the way from the SE to the NW. Luckily, that gives me an excuse to spend another couple days in Paris because the easiest way to get to Belle Ile is from there (and only a sucker would make that trip in one day). Plus I definitely did not eat enough the first time I went to Paris and it is imperative ...
... gave me £12 change!!! He may be another Michael Schumacher in the making but he’d never make a contestant on ’Countdown’!!!
Having already checked in on line, we dropped the bags off then headed through security past the duty free and in to the departure lounge. If anyone can tell me why they still have a duty free when all the scheduled flights are to countries within the EU! Either this is an oversight on a grand scale or someone has devised an ...
I think the walk home last night must have done me some good as I woke, albeit late this morning, without a hangover. So far my best laid plans for easying off the booze have been hampered by far too many occasions to celebrate.
Today I was finally going to the scratch the itch of going to the beach. I met Sofia at breakfast a very helpful member of staff from the hostel, who advised that I head to Cap D'Ail, the last stop in France before Monaco. A few ...
... next stop is a tropical garden full of exotic plants. The garden has a stunning view over the harbour and it's located between the Oceanarium and the cathedral, in which princess Grace Kelly got married and then burried. I visit the cathedral somewhat quickly because I want to make it for the changing the guard in front of the Palace of Grimaldi at 11:55. The change is quick: a bunch of Frenchmen in nice uniforms replaces another ...
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