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Left Pisa and headed to Genova...what a nightmare, traffic was unreal. Picked up Sue and Stacey and arrived at Nice around midday...off to Monaco to lose a couple of euro at the casino..that was mindblowing just lovely. Mind you our trip down there on the bus wasnt the best...nearly collided with a fire engine..had a torrential downpour and the …
... the water at sunset.
· Le Chateau – Castle Hill. There are a couple of ways to get to the top, our Rick Steve’s guidebook said it was going to cost money to take the elevator but again it turned out to be free! So we took the elevator to the top and couldn’t stop taking pictures of the view, until I managed to tumble down some marble stairs! Lesson learned- watch where you are walking, pick up your feet and ...
... to the charm of the rustic buildings and the quaintness of the narrow lanes & cobble-stoned alleys. We followed the suggested walk I'd downloaded from the Tourist Office which took us around the village beside the ramparts first which was nice as most people go straight up the central road. The glimpses up the narrow lanes with the rustic walled houses and wrought iron windows, pot plants and terracotta tiles were superb.
We went to the cemetery and saw the ...
... before our night out to the Monaco Casino tonight. Stopped at a Pharmacie on the way back (don't correct my spelling, I'M in France and that's how we roll here! lol) I asked for Goji (as my mangosteen stockpile is soon to run out) the lady pharmacist said she didn't have any. I asked if she had any vitamins but didn't like the range she showed me so asked for any antioxidants to which she responded, "Oui, we have. Zis? (GOJI!!)" Ummm... YES PLEASE! ...
... we needed to return the car. It was on the 6th floor of a multi-floor car park. Good God, how would we ever have known that!!!!!!??? Mission accomplished, we headed out to get so something to eat. We were both too tired to enjoy it and came back to our matchbox hotel room and collapsed into bed. Tomorrow morning we are on the train (or trains) into Tuscany. We will have a quick look around Nice before we ...
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