Hotel les Gemeaux
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... irks me. I mean, surely they could've just given us a straight up "Yeah there's this fire and this train is going to be a good two hours late, sorry guys" rather than trying to give us a hopeful estimate.
On the plus side, dealing with the local staff gave me the opportunity to practice my French. I still remember a decent amount from high school, which is surprising as I haven't studied French since 2003. If you're polite enough to ask "parlez-vous ...
... to 40
minutes, kids sat behind us in the back of the train.
Interesting facts: land area 2.02square KMs, 2nd
smallest in size only to the Vatican, most densely populated city in the world – 1 policeman to
every 60 residents – pretty safe place! Approximate population of Monaco 36,301
and another 41,000 come into the city daily to work and keep the place going –
We learned that Monaco is not part of the EU ...
... tonight. Pretty quiet, all though since it is a Tuesday and it is raining, that does make a bit of sense. Head off on to a different pedestrian area filled with outdoor restaurants and the like.
As I walk, I find a sports bar, it is 8:00 at this point, and I decide to stop, its Champions League night. Order a beer and a burger, typical French foods, and hunker down to watch PSG v Ajax. Bar fills up a bit, ...
... in pain to trudge up the slipping and sliding rocks with a brave face as if it doesn’t hurt. Which I do so I look like a tough guy. The water was refreshing and salty, the rocks fall away not 3 metres from the water line and before you know it there is no where to stand. You just float and bob in the water looking around the coastline taking in all that there is around you. A few hours pass with the same continual routine of getting wet, fighting your way out of the water, getting ...
... With the family you don’t move very quickly, but we would have a car which could make it all possible.
It was within grasp of of my old cold hands like a leather wrapped steering wheel on an antique Peugeot.
Some more googling, some more restless nights of feverishly thumbing through Rick Steves’ Provence and the French Riviera and I settled on our itinerary. It would require a lot of driving but it could work. Some ...
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