Le Grand Hotel
Travel Blogs from Cannes
... I had more time here. I would love to spend my days sketching and painting - in the sun it would be absolute bliss.
There were so many artists selling their work along the dock. I was amazed but yet also inspired by one guy, his work was immense and I knew I had to speak to him about it. He was your average, tall French guy with a curly white moustache and white overalls. When I asked him what he used, he pulled out of his pocket a spatula ...
... the high street you could call it which was never ending. But before that I spent some time on the rocks on the edge of the beach getting even blacker. The beach was full of kids, youth groups, fishermen, pipe smokers and couple of course but the rock was good enough for me. The journey back to Nice was a strange one. The air con on the bus was so high I felt as if i was back home I resorted to using my damp beach towel ...
... were trying to cram as much as possible into their trip; a young fellow from Nova Scotia who moved here to work on a yacht. Alas, the boat was sold and a new crew brought in, so he was on his way to Antibes for a job interview. We asked him about yachts with helicopters. He said they land on tennis courts, hotel roofs, and "some places you wouldn't believe." A couple from County Clare Ireland, celebrating their ...
We have just come back from spending a few hours at the beach. We had showers and I've just raced out to get a citrus mirangue tart. As I type Courtney's preparing some veggies she picked up from the market to go with some bbq chicken that we purchased on the way home from the beach. The sizzling in the pan has just started, so that means I need to type faster!!
We arrived in Cannes on Saturday, some 6 days ago. We drove from Nimes to Cannes as we had ...
... is that he was the twin brother of King Louis XIV. The poor bugger spent 34 years in a mask and prison; eleven years on St Marguerite till 1698, after which he was shipped to the Bastille. Not exactly Sudbury Open prison or Feltham even. Whoever it was behind the mask died in the Bastille in 1703. While travelling to the island, I was thinking what it would be like to wear a full face and head mask in these temperatures every day. Madness would be a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Adjoining Rooms
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet