Les Bastides Hotel
Travel Blogs from Les Issambres
... us went to a beautiful restaurant on the harbor of Mandelieu, called Le Brocherie. We sat outside, overlooking the harbor filled with dozens of sailboats.
Now for the meal…..First course was a platter of fresh fish ~ I had little, tiny shrimps for the first time (including eyes, shells & whiskers), which were quite tasty, salty, but tasty. My favorite were the raw oysters ~ with a ...
We enjoyed another breakfast in the garden as we made a plan for the day. Our friends from Calgary, Kevin and Michelle Screpnechuk, were also in France and staying in Nice and we had talked about getting together in France before we left. After a few texts back and forth, we agreed to meet for dinner at the Fairmont Hotel in Monaco that evening. How exciting is that???? But first, we wanted to drive into Nice and check out the capital of the Côte d'Azur. Nice is ...
... parked and paid for a spot for 3 hours while we unloaded the bags and the nice lady at reception told us park anywhere the lines are white and you will be right. Otherwise, as per the signs you will get towed. Only problem, all the spots with white lines were full. I had visions of sleeping in the car or going out every couple of hours to put more money in the meter. After a nice tea we went back to check the white line situation and as we looked sadly at all the ...
... placement where my creative skills could be put to use. There I was also lucky to meet up with fellow volunteers with teaching skills so was able to receive training on the job. The day was long but fun. I was horrified to hear volunteers complaining that they hadn't come to work that hard and there were frequent hangover (tummy bugs) absences as they hit the aforementioned Pub Street in the evenings. It never occurred to me that volunteering wouldn't ...
... fixed quickly because we only had a 2 day window of good weather. Well cut a longer story short we ended up getting the generator running again and we were off on Sunday in hopes of arriving on Wednesday. It was a great trip with awesome sailing weather. We even got to fly the brand spanking new gennaker after a brain puzzling ordeal on how to fit it into its sock. It was supposed to arrive in its sock but I think the company forgot about that part and we were already half way ...
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