Travel Blogs from Brignoles
We met with high winds and rough seas last night heading from LaSpezia to The French Riviera, so our trip to St. Tropez was canceled. We rebooked an excursion to a seaside fishing resort headed in the direction of Marseille (20 minutes East). It is called Cassis. Despite the fact that out time on the French Riviera was cut short due to the impending storm, it was no less enjoyable ...
... all along the coast and the way the forest comes right down to the sea in places. Brendon bought a few more picnic supplies and we had a lovely picnic on the hotel terrace with a bottle of Dolcetto from Tenuta Fagnanetto - it was the perfect red wine for a picnic. The kids had a great play with a little boy also staying at the hotel - I love how there's no language barrier between kids. Now I'm off to watch Germany V ...
... sculptures. Buying wine in boxes is quite normal direct and a cheap option - we had to talk Pascal into only a bottle, he wanted a 5 litre box, he came round in the end but choosing that bottle took awhile. We avoided the main highways and toll roads so our GPS tooks us through many back roads to Miramas. The most short, sharp and forceful storm, fork lightening, wind, hail, all the cars on the road stopped, no one could see, they all put on hazzards lights etc ...
... to leave. Suggestion number 2 was great with lots of atmosphere coming from the sometimes very agitated Chef. Lots of bell ringing and shouting. More exploring tomorrow before we take the short trip to Saint Tropez,our home for the next three days. This is a favourite spot and we are looking forward to some beach time and to experiencing the buzz of the yachting regatta that is about to ...
... we only bought €3 worth) and fine lavender was going for €250 per litre. It was interesting to see their relative lack of safety equipment while handling the steaming bales of lavender and operating the heavy machinery. Why wear steel-toed boots when you can wear espadrilles and a singlet?! Forget safety goggles, too – the only protective equipment they had was a pair of gloves. We then continued on our way back to camp to enjoy the pool for the rest of the ...
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