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... hopefully along until I hear an Australian couple conversing, then ask them where the beach is. I'm close! This is good, as I reeeally want a swim by now. The beach is lovely and uncrowded. I more paddle and lounge in the water (perfect temperature) than swim, until I get bored with no conversation, no flotation device to lounge on, and no goal to swim too. Then it's sunbathing while listening to lapping waves until I get fidgety ...
... nobility "discovered it" and began to spend their winters on its lands, building villas and other edifice. This was to be evidenced in one of our stops in Menton. Later it became popular also as a summer resort, and became the attraction it is now.
The Menton market, which was close to closing, was inhabited by various varieties of cheeses, meats, and other local goods, but we did not purchase anything, and continued walking up the streets of ...
... and eventually descend into Menton. The town is famous for its equitable climate (lemons are grown throughout the year), its association with Picasso and Jean Cocteau and the very expensive villas around Cap Martin towards Monte Carlo. Madame et Monsieur take turns to visit the Jean Cocteau museum since dogs are not allowed. Madame enthuses about the building, Monsieur declares Cocteau a fraud. "He can't draw, all his paintings have the same two ...
Today we are determined to get from Nice Ville to Girona via train. This sounds fun and we are set up with the benefit of a Eurail pass. This will be eventful, sent Nat off and I think she already missed her train, no way to contact her so fingers crossed she's ok.
I'll live blog it considering there's no wifi.
10:30- hand off Keys and look for cab
11:00- attempt to book our train, no seats left, rail pass ...
Our campsite in Menton (a very charming little town only a couple kms from the Italian border) had a lovely position perched on a hill, with lots of shady trees, and some ocean glimpses. We were so impressed with the location of the site (not so much the facilities), that we immediately checked ourselves in for two nights. Plus, the weather was perfect, and that was something we were desperate for!
Of course, with any campsite in such a ...