Travel Blogs from St-Paul-de-Vence
... two feet from freedom and the only thing separating me from that was a chain-link fence and a barricade. So with the fear of the tunnel being my only option I scaled the fence and barricade and climbed into the middle of traffic. I approached the security guard (I think he was supposed to keep people out of the construction area) covered in black carbon soot from the tunnel and rock dust from the construction site. The security guard was ...
... chef Mauro Colagreco himself. Unfortunately, we lost track of time as we were enjoying our meal and found ourselves knocking on the door of our hotel in Nice in the wee hours of the morning. After many unanswered phone calls and voicemails, we drove out to the airport to find a cheap place to stay for the night. Thankfully, the hotel didn't charge us for the night...and really, our trip is expected to have hiccups like these, so we are really ...
... shorter than the other two but I thought it was so cool how so many different people from different places can meet on a train talk for an hour or two (or share a glass of wine) before we all went our separate ways. So let me tell you about the actual place that is Nice. Nice was nice (yes pun intended.) If I could sum up our stay in Nice in one word it would be "relaxing." It was pretty nice to get away from the bigger cities and just enjoy the coast and the beach for a few days. It ...
... away from Nice we drove, the quieter it became until we hit Antibes and Cannes. Amazing boats moored in the marina, huge and grandiose buildings and expensive cars everywhere. Also the beach had Cannes had nice, soft sand so we figured the rich and famous must have it shipped in! Looked out for some movie stars as the film festival is only a few weeks away, but didn't spot any.
We spent a ...
... but that kind of comes with the terms and conditions of being in a foreign country, then again, no one ever reads the terms and conditions. So we inked in our second Eurail pass day and climbed on into a train heading west. 30 minutes later, Antibes. The place was quiet because of course, 9:30 in the morning is still the last few moments of bedtime here, so we strolled along the outskirts, enjoying the view of the hundreds of boats pulled ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed