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Bonjour mes amis! I have spent the last week in the South of France catching up with my parents, eating plenty of cheese, galettes and patisserie goodies, and being woken up by a cockerel every morning. We explored a few towns and cities as well as the stunning mountains and countryside and I fell in love with France again.
I arrived in Nice where a very excited mum and dad were waiting to pick me up to drive to Saint Cezaire sur Siagne, a ...
... hitting a Bentley, Roller or Ferrari- it was quite a sight to behold!
You could almost taste the money.
We then caught our own chauffeur driven transport (i.e. bus) back to our apartment, so the kids could enjoy playing with their new toys.
There is a lot of excitement here because our cruise is coming up soon...hopefully the weather will continue to get warmer.
We head off tomorrow morning early to catch our planes to Barcelona.
... is off the list because we were informed that they are getting ready for the Grand Prix. Also the Cannes Film Festival is supposed to be on so will probably give that a miss as well. Nice will be enough for us anyway.
Guess what, for the first time this trip we are wearing shorts and T Shirts. A little cool this evening but ok.
We had a good day today with some very nice scenery thrown in. You should have been there.
... and looked to see if we could find a watch that Juliet might like for her 21st birthday next month. However, after looking at a number of stores, she said she'd probably rather have an iPhone. So, when we came upon an Orange store, we went in and established what kind of deal we could get.
We were about to sign up when the bloke said he needed her passport which we didn't have with us. ...
We woke up early this morning to a whiff of excitement in the air - we were anchored off Monte Carlo and today we were going to the Formula 1 Grand Prix! :-)
All F1 races are full of money, glitz and glamour but the Monaco Grand Prix is known as the 'jewel in the crown'. Monaco is world famous for two things - motor racing and its casinos. It is full of millionaires, flash cars and even flashier yachts.