Hotel Villa Vauban
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... We started our day with pastries for breakfast (this is a family tradition, so every Sunday morning Mark picks up fresh bread, croissants and pan au chocolate for the family's Sunday breakfast), quickly got showered and ready and headed out the door. We stopped just up the street from the house to get a baguette, some cheese and cured sausage for a picnic lunch. Villefranche is a short trip from Cagnes-sur-mer as it's just on the other side of Nice, so it took us about 30 minutes to ...
Our bus took us back to the ship where we boarded the tender and then waited about half an hour before we pulled alongside the ship because there were two tenders ahead of us that needed to unload passengers.
We went directly to dinner since we were late because of the delay getting back onto the ship.
Then we decided to head up for a quick swim before turning in since we have a 7:00 am excursion tomorrow. Well, we decided to ...
... bars, and restaurants are more hip and mainstream. A stop into a coffee shop for a hot chocolate that ends up being more like a melted chocolate bar is an interesting experience trying to get a replacement (they don't have the concept of customer happiness here).
Its drizzling pretty hard, and Maclaren is sleeping in her stroller, so we take the opportunity to take a romantic stroll under the umbrella along the promenade to end the ...
... town so we decide to stay in and blog.
Since we were so successful at getting to Nice by bus, the next day we eagerly ventured to Monaco, first by regional bus and then by local Monaco busses. Intending to go straight to the Prince’s Palace and the Aquarium, we somehow find ourselves in the Chocolaterie de Monaco sipping delicious mocha coffees. Ok, now we’re ready to take on the ...
... Riviera, Basse (lower), Moyenne (middle) and Grand (upper, where Princess Grace died in her car accident). Paul walked around the port and then we met back at the apartment to make chicken baguettes, with leftover champagne and more rose. Love this French life!
In the afternoon we walked to La Darce which is on the other side of the Citadel and is the port area. There is a wonderful old building there with caverns 30 feet high and in them was machinery for ship repairs. ...