Travel Blogs from St-Paul-de-Vence
... incredible, I know I keep saying this but wow - we have nothing to compare in Australia. The architecture and detail is amazing and just everywhere. The casino is magnificent. Parked out front is every boys dreams, Ferrari's, merc's and every conceivable kind of fancy expensive car that I don't even know the name of. Rich mans paradise, or woman if you're so inclined. The concierge dressed in their top hats to park the cars, with a constant smile on their face. When your eyes ...
... there. But it was full pretty quickly so along with most of the others, we waited 20 mins for another bus to arrive. This next bus driver initially wasn't going to let anyone on without paying again, but eventually she honked her horn to get the bus driver to come over and explain. Meanwhile a third bus had arrived so we got on that one.
We took this all the way to the main square of Nice so we could get the Tourist Train which does a 40 min loop around the old town ...
Kicked off the day with a refreshing dip in the Mediterranean Sea the water is such a vibrant blue the pebbles take some getting use to but it's well worth it. Back to the old town for an awesome feed at the Creperie, cheese chicken and mushroom for me just delicious and a great atmosphere to match. Love love love Nice! Next stop Monte Carlo only ...
... 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 ...
... down for a drink. Very lively place but again ruined by smokers, didn't stay for a second drink, did a bit of exploring and headed back to the hotel and ate in the room, trying to keep the spending under control. Nice has a very multicultural population with all sorts of ethnic backgrounds on display from the Africans to the Baltic states, lots of different little shops that cater to all the minorities for food and religious bits and bobs. Turned on tele for ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed