Les Deux Freres
Travel Blogs from Roquebrune-Cap-Martin
Left this morning Genora where Christopher Columbus was born, stopping in Pisa...Amazing Leaning Tower...lots of pics. Left Italy Travelling thru over 170 Tunnels thr the mountains. We're going to Monte Carlo tomorrow night for dinner...passed it today with all the yatchs in the Harbour
Have a free day tomorrow..will stroll the beaches on the French Reviere.
Weather has been great since ...
... French! Nevertheless one can certainly see the Italian influence as well, most notably with the terra cotta tiled roofs. The traditional cuisine is also a blend of French and Mediterranean. But, walking around I noticed one can get just about anything: pizza, gelato, Chinese, kebab, Subway, and of course beaucoup, beaucoup cafes! We spent the day traversing the inland streets, and even popped in a few department stores to browse and warm-up. Sarka has ...
... and jewellery shops - a shoppers paradise in historic surroundings. It is all quality goods and a great time was had by all. It is a world away from the working village it used to be but fascinating to walk through and enjoy the view from the cliff top viewing points.
Then onto a perfumery - Fragonard - to be educated in the gentle art of making perfumes and enticed into buying them! Just outside ...
... the evening. I
say watched… Lizzie fell asleep sitting on the bench. There must be something
in the French air having also fell asleep at a bus stop in Paris.
On our last day in Nice, we went to visit nearby Cannes
(separate blog entry.) We finished off our trip to Nice by eating out in a
restaurant for the first time of our visit here. We ate in Chez Juliette and
indulged in a very nice three course ...
... than twenty euros. Wow. This place is expensive. One night on the Cote d'Azur is enough for me.
The thing about this particular hotel is that it had its own kitchen in the room so for the first time since leaving home - and weeks beyond that as I'd sold all my kitchen furniture and utensils a week or so before leaving - I was able to cook. I had been craving the chance to prepare a home cooked meal, or in this case, a hotel room cooked meal, and I also wanted to make ...