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Travel Blogs from Les Issambres
Today we took the train to Monaco in the morning... The train trip was worth it in itself as we sat upstairs which gave us some stunning views if the Riviera. Arrived in Monaco and emerged from train station on the cliff top. Down we went via the roadway, paths and steps instead of using the lifts and escalators so we could admire the view. Once at the bottom we started to get a sense of the money involved in this place, we wondered ...
... of South of France. A mere fresh breath from the last. The waters will be calm; no storms in the forecast and no demanding Russians wanting everything within a blink. The ride back was one that I will never forget. We spent a month out at sea chartering the Italian islands just off the boot and into Sardina and back to Corsica and on. The crossings that we witnessed were death ridden times that will go down in the books. Guests on board, ...
... began. It was pretty cold and I must have looked somewhat stupid to the locals in my standard attire: shorts; slops; short sleeved shirt and cap!
I started with the villages north of Monaco and Menton. While the distances are short, you have to climb to 1000m, so the roads are long, windy and slow. Along the way, you get to see panoramic views of the Riviera coastline which are quite ...
I think both Kai and Nicolas both have developed some pretty serious baguette addictions. Kai can eat his own weight in baguette as long as the bread is hot and fresh from the oven. On the last day of their visit, we ate five baguettes! A new record! We waited in the bakery for the last three to come out of the oven. They were too hot to hold at first but within a minute or two we were all in fresh bread heaven. ...
... dulcet tones of a fair-dinkum Aussie accent, but we restrained ourselves from saying g'day.
After 6pm, we sought out that restaurant again and settled in for dinner. It turned out up to expectations, very much like a typical Indian restaurant in any Western country.
With a little bit of time still to kill before the cinema, we went looking at more market stalls and Juliet happened on some jewellery she really liked. She found a bracelet ...
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