Pierre & Vacances Residence Cannes Verrerie
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Headed out packed up this morning for the train station to pick up the hire car. We decided to try out the tramway for $1.50 euro each to save us 5 city blocks with the heavy packs on our backs. This was a quick and easy and my back appreciated it! We headed in the wrong direction once off the tram but a lovely local lady rescued the confused looking strangers standing on the street corner. I was surprised that the car hire pickup was as easy as it was - there was no pushy ...
... through the middle is beautifully created with walls of glass and artwork adorning the walls, and hanging suspended from a giant wrought iron vase, is a massive tree sitting in a pot decorated in glass mosaics glittering in the light. You can see all of this as you ascend/descend in the lift. The lifts are disconcerting as they have a floor which is half glass and if you stand on this section you feel as if you are suspended - not too pleasant! We had the mandatory sea drill - if ...
... in disbelief that I am of a legitimate age to do anything. Anyways, I had to return to our van and fetch an ID with my birth date on it and we were able to have a quick walk around in the Casino which is extremely beautiful, with large crystal chandeliers. Just before we left, Dave and I watched a man who had just lost all his chips so he placed two 500 Euro notes on the table to replenish his supply (crazy) which of course, equates to about $1400 ish ...
... see dogs curled up sleeping at their owner's booth at the Flea Markets. French Women of a Certain Age - Elegant is one word that comes to mind. Self assured, as in "Why do you worry about flabby upper arms? I'm going sleeveless, no matter." They are almost always tanned, at least around here. Their clothes are simple, timeless and not at all fussy. There is hair dye here, in some really not found in nature colors. But for the most part they ...
... of things I miss and things I definitely do not miss.
Things I Miss
-my new friends
-living across the street from the Mediterranean and going there almost everyday
-the ability to travel to another country so easily and quickly
-the atmosphere of Cannes that is so different from Wilmington
-being able to purchase alcohol! (I thought this was cool and exciting haha)
-awesome clubs where famous rappers ...
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