Mercure Cannes Mandelieu
Travel Blogs from Cannes
... only see the cars is designated paid areas. It was awesome for me as a race fan to see the F1 cars out on track at Monaco. I was half way through my breakfast when I heard the first cars roar up the hill. I didn't even finish my plate, it was straight out to the track.
I'm now sitting in my cabin on a luxury cruise ship and we left harbour about an hour ago. We are off to Portafino tomorrow. It's a great trip so far.
... They are having a boat show here next week so were getting set up for that. We didn't go and look inside the marina but did see a lot of very large boats moored there. We tried to get inside a casino to see what it was like but didn't have our passports with us and they wouldn't let us in. Probably a good thing.
We went down a side street and then along another street where ...
... beach was more busier than the morning so not as relaxing with all the people around. It was soon time to walk back to get ready for our night in Monaco! Tonight we were off to a Nice dinner in Monaco near the Prince's castle and then to the casino! Well the dinner was yummy! We had a slice of tomato pizza for a starter, entree was an asparagus with goats cheese pastry which was delightful! (My favourite meal so far!) Main I got some pork with mushroom sauce and ...
... club, although full of rich
young adults/middle aged people, not quite the average student night I am used
to at max £2.50 a drink...this was 16€ a drink!!!! Afterwards we
walked along the beach with crystal clear water and eventually found a taxi (40
mins later) to take us home. Tired, we slept in until 1pm and got up just in
time for me to catch my train at 3pm. Although short but sweet it was a great
getaway and nice to see a good friend.
... the last fiasco. But this was another day where we seemed to be endlessly driving and not able to park anywhere.
The French generally seem to eat at about 12.30 – 1pm and then retire full of cheese till about 4pm. Supermarkets close for 2 hours in smaller places which seems odd to us.
Oh well, things are ticking along. The weather is cooler now we are heading for the Dordogne to meet up with friends. Home in about a week or so. See you all ...