Hotel Juan Beach
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Took tour from nice. Stopped at Mont Boron for a picture stop. And was with another Indian couple (both from Financial industry in Mumbai). Vinay_iimc@yahoo.co.in
Pick up 9am. Enroute stopped at Frangard perfume factory - they import "patchuli" from Malaysia. Bought perfume - 3 tonnes of roses needed to produce 1liter of rose oil. Thats why it's expensive. Bought one perfume. Then to french medieval village "Eze". Beautiful and Tropicale - will lose hands ...
... and enjoy it before it rained (it was due to rain about 4pm) So we walked down to the beach. Richard was hoping we would see topless girls... But all we saw were old men in speedos. Sorry Richard. Muahaha. The beach was beautiful but there was no sand. It was all rocks. Who wants to lay out on that.. I wouldn't. Other than that it was a nice beach. Then we wandered into the shopping area ...
... rock to sand. For delicate feet, salvation is only a few steps (and about 7 Euros) away. Most shops around the beaches sell water shoes and let me tell you, it's a worthy investment. They may not look so elegant but trust me, neither is that awkward walk/dance across the hot rocks into the water. The best thing about rock beaches is: No sand everywhere at the end of the day. It's a much, much cleaner tanning experience. In August, the beaches ...
... get to the start line.
After getting Scott back to the apartment, Roberta & I headed back down to watch the race and cheer on the other competitors. The age group competitors come in every shape & size and with every possible running style you can imagine. It proves that you don't have to look like an athlete to be be an Ironman. All it takes is drive and determination (oh yeah, and some training along the way!!)
What started ...
... can but in the car.
Monte Carlo, Monaco, is the second smallest country on the planet (behind only Vatican City) and boasts a population of only 33,000. That swells to 100,000 when the Grand Prix is held on these streets. No place on the planet is cleaner. There is no graffiti, no litter, no muss and no fuss. This place has been described as "a family project," passed along from one generation of the Grimaldi family to the next as the dynasty ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet