That's one big ass baby
Trip Start Jun 08, 2012
8Trip End Jun 16, 2012
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We took a nice, winding drive around the coast and our dual tour guides gave us an update on what we were seeing in both Spanish and English.
It did detract from the experience somewhat because the English guide spoke very softly and quietly and that's when all of the predominantly Spanish passengers talked loudly to each other.
We stopped in the city of Monte-Carlo and she showed us some of the sights. The Casino, the Hotel de Paris, etc. Later after another short busride we walked by both Princess Caroline and Princess Stephanie's houses as well as the Oceanography Institute where Jacques Cousteau started and the high school for the locals
At the Art Gallery right beside the Institute there was a scupture or maybe it's considered a statue? of a large baby laying on it's back. Kind of cool and a little surreal.
From there as it is quite high up you can see the coastline of both France and Italy beyond Monaco so it's three countries in one shot.
I liked it quite a bit; it was quaint and charming and the drive was beautiful with all of the pretty houses. If you live there you are required to paint your house every five years; only in the accepted colours that they approve of.
The real estate there is not surprising; out of this world expensive; at $8000 Euros a square foot in some spots.
Another gorgeous day in the sunny Mediterranean!
Next we drove to a perfumery in France called Fragonard
All in all a good day; it was much shorter and at this point I was a little tired of the excursion pace so it was actually nice to head back to the ship. We had started our day at 5:30 so I went for a nap.
When your roommate knows you're lying down for a nap and knows that dinner is at 8:30 and has a watch but busts in on you at 6:10 and shouts out "We have to start getting ready are you sleeping?" in a manic, loud voice you want to punch her in the neck. Just saying.