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Cannes seen and done, we headed back to the station to catch the train home, our second day living like the wealthy over as we wandered back to the campground.
With the alarm this morning ringing in our ears for our earliest start yet, we made our way down to the station to head to Nice to catch the Pine Cone train, (named because it use to run off pine cones) which takes the inland route towards Digne and through small picturesque medieval villages. ...
... straight over the mountains, which is no small feat given we are not doing much more in a car! (Garth sent me the following from Wikipedia - Route Napoléon is the route from Antibes to Grenoble taken by Napoléon in 1815 on his return from Elba. This began the Hundred Days that ended at Waterloo. It is now a 325-kilometre section of the Route nationale 85.) Tonight we are staying in the Hotel La Bastida de Valbonne, which is a lovely hotel not far from ...
... us some incredible traditional French
and Nicoise dishes.
*The excitement of exploring a new place and learning.
*Being surrounded by exquisite art and architecture.
*Not grading papers :)
Once again I am so thankful to have been able to indulge myself in this experience. Thank you for reading, I truly enjoyed writing this!
... just so back and forth and round about that we were not making fast progress at all, and because we had already left late that morning we thought that it was best to bite the bullet and just take the tolls. We were there over two hours earlier than we would have been via the non-tolls, and we still had our sanity! Drivers in the south of France seemed to be so much more aggressive than those in ...
... us. the GPS wanted to take us on the quickest route from Avignon to Nice, and we wanted to drive along the coast. The hardest part was actually getting to the coast. Aaresh very rightly noted that once we reached the shoreline, it would be pretty difficult to get lost. Getting to the shoreline meant navigating a town called Frejus. It wasn't easy, but we managed it.
Once we got to the waterfront, it was like driving down the Oregon coast on a beautiful sunny summer day. It ...