Novotel Nice Centre
Travel Blogs from Nice
After Bill's last presentation at the conference it was time to explore Nice. We had run out of steam and decided to save the idea of going to the Provence region for another adventure. The day was clear, blue skies and 50F ... knowing we wouldn't be seeing that kind of weather at home on a regular basis for a while, the seaside town was the call …
We awoke to clear skies in Nice, a nice change from Rome and a chilly transit in Paris. Our room at the Novotel c/o the conference is very nice with full hotel amenities includine a warm and cold breakfast (with as much cafe au lait as you can take). It is a mere 300m away from the Acropolis convention center and site of the conference. While Bill …
... out in our bathing suits but I just couldn't bring myself to do it...florida troubles. We returned to our hostel and rested for a little before walking to dinner at La Pizza where we ate pizza and gnocchi since gnocchi was invented in Nice! After dinner we did more walking around and exploring Old Town Nice which was lovely. The next day was a rainy one which meant a museum day for us. Luckily Nice is a city ...
... on the Promenade Anglais after it has circuited the harbour following
the descent down from the hills above it, having shut down major traffic
Likewise the Tour de France which closed the road from
Menton to Monaco a couple of years ago for a team time trial, which must have
created absolute traffic chaos elsewhere while the road was closed for cycling!
Anyhow back to today. We had lunch at a cafe – one of dozens
lining the ...
... made in the last few days. The following morning the French rail (in typical French style) had decided to strike, preventing us from leaving earlier like we had originally planned, so after some time of discussion we thought we would give a crack at hitch hiking to Italy. It was a big ask, however our luck had not let us down with hitching so far. We packed and began to walk to the highway which at the time appeared and achievable task. After walking for quite some time, we ...
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