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... clothes, I did purchase a dress & crossed my fingers that it fit.
Returned to the house to have lunch & what a lunch it was! Fresh radishes, fennel, mortadella from Italy, celery slaw, baguette, rotisserie chicken ~ I know I'm missing a few items, but managed to eat my way around the table!
We had been going non-stop, so the afternoon was a leisure one.
For dinner the ...
I forgot to mention that Patrick & Jackie's place is in Mandelieu-La Napoule, which is west of Cannes.
Driving through Nice yesterday was a crazy experience, but great for people watching. You have to have nerves of steel to deal with the loads of people who appear out of no where in front of your car to cross the street. Then there's all the beautiful yachts to look at in the harbor & yes, the people are quite beautiful themselves. ...
After a much needed 'home day' in our camp site, catching up on washing and visits to the pool, we decided to get out and about on Tuesday. We decided to just drive and see what came of our adventure as we discovered whatever it was we might come across. After a trip to the ‘tourisme de office’, the kids were immediately drawn to the bright, colourful brochures of fun parks, water parks and zoos. We, on the other ...
It didn't take long to realise this place wasn't for us.
And so my wondering index finger was hovering over the digital keypad of the sat nav in search of the next location.
We didn't have any maps of France and our geographic picture of it was disgraceful.
So Fintan came up with the mother of all ideas...
"what was the name of that wine your brother and I liked so much??"
"Chateauneuf du Pape??"
... Provencal market and large supermarket all within fifteen minutes walking distance of Les Prairies de la Mer.
The day we visited Port Grimaud, it was the only 'poor' weather day. The wind whipped around our knees and ankles and the sea's surf covered us from head to toe. But we laughed all the way there and all the way back!
A thirty-minute round-trip around the bay and back, we found this 'Little Venice' to be charming. Walking along the ...