Le Castel Fleuri
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... was worth the effort. 4. Traffic is a ***** on the Cote de Azure. Poor Fred spent way too much time behind the wheel today, creeping along from St. Tropez past Cannes and Nice and slowly into Monte Carlo. Monte Carlo was spectacular and well worth the time spent in the car, but it was a long day. We are very much looking forward to spending a week at Spannochia and relaxing a ...
... we all realized that the french strike was still going on. I had plans to go to Grenoble the next day to stay with Adam the weekend (the Aussie friend I made in Berlin), while Zoe and Kenzie needed to go to Barcelona and our Brit roommate needed to be in Paris. No trains, to anywhere. If there were, we wouldn't know until 6:30 AM the next morning at the train station, and the only bus from Nice to Grenoble left at 7 AM, miles from the hostel. I messaged Adam, explaining ...
We had a leisurely start to the day with a 8 am wake up call. Being in France I had croissants and pastries for breakfast which were so nice, ohh la la!! On the bus at 9.30 we started our drive to Grenoble. We drove past Nice and Cannes and told Robin we will make a movie about a tour director and his driver so we can go to the Cannes film festival. A small detour from the highway and we visited ...
Although I cannot see it yet, I understand that Tom has posted the details of our ride today. Not sure if he mentioned it, but my new saddle was a challenge. Dave helped me make the third adjustment, which helped, but I spent a good portion of the last 20 km standing.
We have just finished a very nice dinner at the hotel at which Tom announced ...
... All 13 of us gathered for a group dinner at the restaurant attached to the hotel, La Taverne du Parc. A good time was had by all. We'd just completed our first day and it had gone very well so we were all in an up-beat mood; someone commented that we were probably so loud that we were disturbing the other guests, but no one complained or gave us the stink eye. Even by French standards, the food was good, the portions substantial, and the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service