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... he was from Australia too. She said that she was our mothers age and she felt she needed to tell us not to waste our money. We got talking about our future prospects for uni and careers, when I came to me she said that nursing was the wort idea possible... Thanks ! She said I should go into podiatry or speech therapy. She apparently wanted me to die of boredom in my twenties :). We hit the pokies now and meg, Todd and jake lost there €5. BUT I put ...
... to a bar for cocktails, which was a lovely time to catch up on the
last 4 months. The next day being tired after the working week we slept in
until 12 30pm! The weather wasn't too great so we decided to head to Monaco/Monte
Carlo. It cost us 17euro return which was not bad and the train journey was
spectacular between Nice and Monaco, as it travels along the coast and through
the Provençal coastal towns/posh houses etc. In Monte Carlo we headed straight
... cones and stopping suddenly to look in a shop window, blocking the narrow way. We revisited the old church at the highest point in the village. Then we tracked down the shop of our German friend Giesela, proprietress of Les Trois Etioles. It had moved to another part of the village, but the fabulous home-made liquors were alive and well. Carole and I toasted little glasses of fig liquor, which was beyond scrumptious.
There were two last stops on ...
... packing before getting ready for dinner.
Packing at the end of a holiday is always a sad moment and one I try and delay to the last practical moment. It is too easy to start mentally packing the moment you arrive “so as not to leave it too late”. In my mind there is a tipping point at which juncture it really is time to prepare to leave. Getting ready to leave before that point amounts to wishing your life away. I’m increasingly inclined ...
... trying to look all around for footballers, film stars and the like but couldn't see any! We were able to get a great view of the port from the top of Monte Carlo and could see some Super-Yachts, you know the type with jet ski's and helicopter pads. As we were looking at the boats I saw a Ferrari shoot past under the hotel and was reminded that we were right next to the circuit they use for the F1 ...