Hotel les Gemeaux
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... a late dinner) at around 8:30 we went to another restaurant Dad found called "La Maison de Marie" and had a wonderful dinner of scallops in puff pastry (for Dad) and lobster and shrimp over linguini with baby mussels (for me). Really good meal topped off by chocolate ice cream for Dad and pain perdue with berries for me. Great first day in Nice.
I also checked into the conference, received my registration materials and found my poster session and area.
... so head that direction. Eventually make it there after walking up hill for a while and decide I don't really need to see the museum, though the ruins are pretty cool, seems to be an old forum area that is obviously no longer in use. Head through the park and end up at a Franciscan Monastery that seems to be pretty popular. Check it out for a bit before heading back down the way I came, getting lost in northern Nice, been lost ...
... each climb. The beauty of this climb is that the steps are irregular heights and widths and also manage to tilt to the left or right on any given step.
We've been out wandering the streets, sharing the atmosphere of people, restaurants and busker musicians. Our waiter for dinner, Armoury was a gem and set the bar for many in the hospitality industry.
Now it's time to sleep!
Phil - Dropped of the VW, without any scratches or ...
... upon the raucous Oxford Bar there was no choice but to enter. The very traditional English pub was packed with locals singing along in French and English with the cover band. Rufio ordered his Guinness while I opted, to my dismay, for a local Monaco brew. My selection was apparently not a beer, but rather a berry shandy, so I traded it in for a Carlsberg. We finished out the night singing along to the songs we knew before strolling back to the ...
... people relaxing on the beach, cycling, rollerblading, and all sorts of other activities. I walked back and ended up at the Hard Rock Café Nice at about 6pm. It was perfect timing to grab a bite to eat at my 41st Hard Rock, and watch the Italy vs. Costa Rica match. Italy was embarrassed and lost to CR, and even more importantly, that officially knocked England out of the World Cup. That didn’t last long. That’s two World Cups in ...
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Centro Historico, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $188
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