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... a souvenir shop to look for a patch and the gentleman running the shop started talking to me and I had to stop him because I didn't know what he was saying and he said, "Oh, Italian!" I said no, English. He assumed I was from England and started talking about British football and said he thought I was Italian because of my accent when I said bonjour. He was a super sweet guy. I found my buildings and watched a ferry unload before getting a crepe and returning ...
... and turned out to be a fascinating afternoon. The Camp des Milles is a memorial/museum and set up in an old tile factory that was used as an internment camp during WWII. From 1939-1942 it was used in three different capacities by the French government; first as an internment camp for foreigners who were assumed to be spies or in cooperation with the Nazi regime aka "enemy subjects", second as a transit and internment ...
After a quick breakfast at the hotel in Barolo we struck out again, placing our fate in the hands of the GPS as we pointed back towards France and the Riviera coastline. We had already determined that our stopping point for the day would be the city of Nice but along the way we forced a slight detour and headed to the tiny country of Monaco to explore the famous town of Monte Carlo. Once we took the exit off of the main motorway we found ourselves on what is known as ...
On the way to our departure point in Vancouver we stopped to visit Emily in Salmon Arm and Marilyn (an old cohousing friend) in White Rock. Emily and her beau Benton (See picture) just bought their first house in Salmon Arm.
We haven't seen Marilyn for quite a few years so it was great to catch up with her again. She continues to do her art and they have created a wonderful home for themselves in White Rock. They have a sweet story of how ...
... Building from earlier centuries, as well as the modern facilities. In addition we drove through the commerce section housing many of the worlds banks and financial institutions etc.
The city is generally a very clean and well cared for. There were however a surprising number of beggars on the streets. In roaming around some of the shops, my observation was that the prices are generally very high.