Le Mas d'Artigny
Travel Blogs from St-Paul-de-Vence
... as to why I was covered in dirt. I gave him my saddest face and asked for directions to the bus stop to Nice. He pointed across the street. We had miraculously emerged from the tunnel exactly by the bus stop for Nice.
So while we had not chosen the wisest route, we did manage to make it to the bus stop. We were covered in dirt but we made it none-the-less. As Leah and I sat at the bus stop we began to laugh about how ridiculous this ...
... worked out in the end! Since we still had a car for one more day, we decided to drive out to Monaco. The Garibaldi family has a fascinating history to say the least, and the drive was well worth it. Monaco is a tiny country and if not for the ridiculously confusing winding one-way streets, it could be passed through in less than five to ten minutes. That said, this place is far from uninteresting! 1. Nobody pays income taxes in Monaco. 2. Monaco also has ...
... vacation within our vacation (inception vacation) It also helped that everything was way cheaper than the cities so our pockets thanked us for the breather. Our hostel was located on the hill outside of central Nice. It was quite a ways out there but it was so easy to get to and from the coast via tram. Plus the hostel provides a shuttle service from the hostel to the tram stop. They also did an awesome job keeping people informed. They gave us all kinds of maps and things to do. ...
... in the afternoon sitting by the pool at our hotel, doing some research and planning for the next few days.
We had dinner at a lovely little restaurant not far from our hotel- Villa Nicholas Juste. No English version of the menu here! And the gorgeous waitress (who reminded us of Denise!) had very little English. So we ordered 'blind', after a few quick sneaks in the French dictionary. Divine ...
... the night. Antibes is a naval town, they are Nice's go to army base, they have the stone walls to prove it. We walked with no map and a general direction/sense, towards the Musee Picasso. The streets were small, full of flowers and cafes and the further we walked, the more people. Then we came across the second attraction we'd read about but not pursued, the famous Antibes Markets. There were unbelievable, not very big but very ...
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