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... guide and by the time we got there we were very, very hot. Luckily the air conditioning was working as we headed to Monte Carlo. We saw Elton John's house high on a hill. (Wendy later found out that Sean Connery was his neighbour. Now that would have been more interesting to see!) We took the middle road to Monte Carlo, that wound around hills with the most scenic views. The views were hard to catch on camera though there were some good photos taken of signs ...
... platform Pete made friends with a guy from Edinburgh of all places...he even knew Brora! The train arrived, we took our seats and we waited for the train to depart. We watched as station security were hauling a man off the platform and out of the station! We saw this also happen in Menton on Sunday too....there must be something in the water or maybe there are just lots of naughty people here! To be on the safe side, no more drinking tap water! ...
Then to home. We decided to save the tolls – maybe not such
a wise decision as it took about an hour as we crawled through Nice on a rush hour Monday evening. We had
dinner at one of the restaurants in the Carefour complex. John had a seafood
pizza and I had one with ham, artichokes, mushrooms and capers. We opted for
the house wine and got a carafe with enough for 2 good sized glasses for E2.50.
That’s more like it!
... on! We had to meet in reception at 4:20. The bus took us to a perfumery which was good to learn a little bit about how perfume is made. And of course we got to buy some perfumes at factory prices, winning!! Then we headed to Monaco! We stopped off at the Monaco castle and got a view of the racecourse that's been used for F1. Then off to the casino!!! I was extremely excited to hit the roulette tables! Got there, walked in, and was ...
We had a really early start today as a long drive ahead of us. Stopped along the way at The Leaning Tower of Pisa but we could not go up as the queue was a mile long and we didn't have enough time. From there it was off on thru Genoa and onto Monte Carlo.
We stopped and went in for a look in the casino and walked along part of the Grand Prix Track. The race was on the following weekend. I spotted a guy in racing gear so went up and asked if I could take ...