Monte Carlo Beach Hotel
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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 ...
... chandeliers, ceilings, and interior design. Everything was painted gold and jewels embedded in almost every corner. It was truly a sight to visit. One of our friends, Michael decided to put some money in a slot machine and of course, he lost most of it but it was just fun to watch. We headed out and I got to take my tourist picture in front of the Monte Carlo with Ferrari's parked outside. The day was winding down and we continued ...
... and cute little shops and market stalls to explore. Phillip had the best coffee flavoured ice cream he'd ever had at one of the many ice creameries. Yum. So that brings us to now. Another train ride. A bientot. Highs and lows: Nic high: Seeing the summit of Mont Ventoux Nic low: Getting frustrated about not finding our hotel Pip high: Finally finding a parking space in Avignon Pip low: Problems finding our Avignon hotel. Struggling to find a parking space in ...
... a little surreal.
From there as it is quite high up you can see the coastline of both France and Italy beyond Monaco so it's three countries in one shot.
I liked it quite a bit; it was quaint and charming and the drive was beautiful with all of the pretty houses. If you live there you are required to paint your house every five years; only in the accepted colours that they approve of.
The real estate there is not surprising; out of this world ...
... and overpriced restaurants galore. From here we parted our ways with Alex and decided to explore the city on our own. The old town was quite lovely and was riddled with small boutiques and eateries. We found a health food shop that served fresh juice, smoothies and other goodies. We could not resist the temptation an ordered two smoothies. The man created his own concoction for the two of us and it turned out wonderful. I had a mango ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet