La Colombe d'Or
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... and had a sandwich and pretended to go on a small hike. Not a good idea when we were not wearing very good footwear and not exactly sure where the path was headed. On the way back we decided not to stop in the perfume city of Grasse as it did not look particularly interesting, got stuck in rush-hour traffic, and made it home in one piece.it started getting cloudy and drizzly on the way back, which meant that I were last day in Frejus was likely to not be a beach ...
... horses. After lunch, we visit the Chateau. The indoor dressage area, with paintings and stained glass windows is (I am told) the equivalent of the famous arena in Vienna; 52 slippery steps down below, the wine caves are a 21st century replica of the Abbey of Tournai. What we saw of the chateau is breathtaking; you can rent the salon (for weddings and parties) 6000 Euros an evening until 5 AM. It is an extravaganza, but as a ...
... the air conditioning. We drove back along the sea road and we are sure that parts of these roads have been in a range of movies like James Bond. Back at the hotel, we unloaded then headed out for a quick bite to eat - burgers at about one quarter the price of last night and we had fries with that! On the way back from dinner John allowed Wendy to indulge herself and watch the cool cars as they took the hairpin bend outside the hotel. It was almost time to go ...
... 8364;20 before we walked to dinner! We had dinner at an amazing, EXPENSIVE restaurant. I had cucumber sushi and fried rice, it was heavenly! :) I then headed back to the casino one last time before we left. I strolled in through the fully mirrored hallways, and into the casino to pick my game... All I needed was 10min and I was walking back out, €35 richer! Not a bad night at all! :) We then headed back to the hotel and a bunch ...
... wandering around. The church was quite large for the size of the village and more in the 'pretty' Rococo style of Italy. Zara explained that Nice and this area was originally Greek, then became Italian and finally French.
We drove through La Turbie which was dominated by a Roman Tower called the Trophy of Augustus, built as a monument to celebrate a victory over the Genoans by Caesar Augustus. Amazing to still be there after 2,000 years.
We drove the ...