Monthly Archives: April 2011

Art – seeing and sensing…

” When I realised I would see that light every morning, I could not believe my happiness … I decided never to leave Nice and remained here for my almost my entire existence”. Henri MATISSE I didn’t realise just how … Continue reading

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Buses, trains and passes

Wednesday we did the 50 minute tourist ride in the little white train around the main section and old part of Nice. Very amusing and very noisy. I found it hard to understand the headset commentary (yes, I was listening … Continue reading

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Eze, 4000 years and still there

With our last bit of energy after the Euphrussi and Kerylos villas, we went on the long and very windy (as in twisting) bus ride up to the little village of Eze, perched precariously waaay up in the hills. (You’ll … Continue reading

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Les Baronesses de Bilgola…

Tuesday saw us heading off to Cap Ferrat to see how the rich and famous live – well those who are more rich and famous than the Baronesses of Bilgola. The original idea was to catch the 81 Bus up … Continue reading

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Ventimiglia and Nice share a past

Today we whipped over to Italy for the day – on the train to Ventimiglia (or Vintimille if you’re in France and reading train timetables). Doesn’t that sound cool? Just whip over to Italy – 45 minutes. Although Nice and … Continue reading

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