Ibis Budget Menton
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... to the Metropole Shopping centre, which is very grand with chandeliers. We have a coffee, which is about all we can afford! Tonight we have a meeting at 5.30 for the cruise. A briefing and some champagne, meeting some of our fellow guests. Only 53 passengers on the first cruise. We went to the casino to have a look, and had a drink at the bar - very opulent in the style of Versailles palace almost. Had dinner at the Fairmont, and then to ...
... but I actually did! even bought some perfume. Arriving in Nice that evening, we had some time to relax before we had to get ready for that evening's excursion, a drive up over the winding roads to take in the panoramic views over the pretty city to our restaurant perched on the rocks giving a lovely view down below. Overall it was a pleasant evening, with great company and nice food. A nice way to introduce ourselves to French food and the city of ...
... from public view) and just watching the cars and drivers go past or pull up to the casino. Hell, even the taxi's are BMW's or Mercedes! Scotty & Berta kept trying to find me a sugar daddy however it was established that I'd need a major extreme makeover and skills to fight off the russian women (with similar intentions who apparently come to Monaco in droves) before I'd even get a shoe in!
After some negotiating, we managed to work our way ...
... br> First stop:. The little corner grocery less than a block from the hotel for snacks (waffles). Second stop: A bike & triathlon shop a few blocks away, close to the casino. Cool little hole-in-the-wall place that appears to do most of its business in service and BMC bicycles. Third stop: The beach. Very rocky, even worse than Nice. Still, many people were out enjoying the late afternoon sun. Fourth stop: Shopping, ...
... made plans to return to the South of France for a cycling holiday to visit vineyards, lavendar fields and little villages, possibly when the Corse de Lavande is on or the Foire so that we will get to experience a bit of festivity too! Nice, swimming in the French Riviera and getting a chance to speak French, was enough to temporarily satisfy my appetite for France, but whet it for furture plans!! Definitely, a Nice Time was Had in Nice.