Hotel La Grande Bastide
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We had a lovely breakfast with Liz and Joe before heading off towards the coast, the Mediterrean. It was to be a long drive today as we wanted to get across the bottom of France to Nice and have a few days there. We stopped off at the town of Sete along the way, a nice little town built on a port. Reminded me a bit of Honfleur but warmer! Heaps of …
Left this morning Genora where Christopher Columbus was born, stopping in Pisa...Amazing Leaning Tower...lots of pics. Left Italy Travelling thru over 170 Tunnels thr the mountains. We're going to Monte Carlo tomorrow night for dinner...passed it today with all the yatchs in the Harbour
Have a free day tomorrow..will stroll the beaches on the French Reviere.
Weather has been great since ...
... town squares and cafes everywhere.
We walked along the promenade quite a way- heaps of people out walking, jogging, cycling. Amazing view out over the Mediterranean Sea, although no sand on the beach, just small grey pebbles.
Back in the car we drove on towards Antibes and Cannes. The Nice airport runs right along the beach front- with many small private jets parked along the fence! ...
... of working our way down the river through natural tunnels, jumping off rocks into deep water below, riding down natural water slides, etc. Every moment you could look up at the impressive mountains above. The entire time we were joking and having a blast. Rock jumping was the best! The first jump location was about 15 feet with an option for for about 30 feet there after. We all did it and I was the first to bust a sweet move off of it. Pulling a backflip and landing in ...
... storm quickly encroached, and it wasn’t long before big fat raindrops were falling on our heads and sandaled feet. We quickly pulled our rain jackets out and carried on our trek. A wonderful thing happened when it started to rain - all of the tourists disappeared! It was as if they melted when the raindrops hit them! So we had a fine old town exploring the streets without the milling hoards, and we would occasionally see a ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed