Travel Blogs from Cannes
... It was St. Tropez. We had done a lot of things in France except swam in the sea, today it had to be done. Clear blue but freezing, I kept telling myself it would get warmer, however it didn't. It was so refreshing when submerging myself, Ben wouldn't go under and with a little help from a French lady we started laughing at him. "Regardez moi" she excitedly said (watch me). She started splashing water all over Ben with her flippers and I couldn't stop ...
... t get over the fact that had I decided to jump on a different train car that evening, I would not have found myself standing on a street corner discussing the monotheistic nature of Islam with an old friend and a complete stranger.
Craig's ears popped up the minute Beth mentioned her film had been picked up by the Sundance channel back in the States. He had attended the festival to look for potential films to purchase. Within seconds, I found myself in ...
... and twisting, moving up one side of a wave, then crashing down on the other side, sort of like the fishing boat in "A Perfect Storm." But instead of heading for shore, they were joined by MORE little and big sailing boats, all of them getting whipped around and soaked. It appeared they had all been waiting for this weather so they could really go out and play. Maybe it's a guy thing, but for sure, ...
... care, we just laughed it off as they honked at us for 10 seconds. After that we went to Kings Cross Station to get a picture with the famous "Platform 9 3/4" from Harry Potter..honestly, it was a disappointment. But oh well! That was followed by a trip to Harrods and Top Shop for some shopping (however, no shopping for me :[ ) and then it was back to the hotel to get ready for a nice dinner!!
We ended up ...
... down a cobbled side street, with tables outside and romance in the air. Apart from getting accosted by bad musicians, rose sellers and dudes peddeling dancing minstrel toys, it was a pleasant experience. However all this talk of French cusiene being outstanding is a load of tosh. It was nice. I've had better. About the only thing I really adore is a creme brulee.
How has this villa rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility