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French Riviera Vacation – Part Three

Only half a mile from Cannes, but atmospherically in another universe, is the tranquil isle of Ste. Marguerite. One of two islands in the Lerins “chain.” Here you will find no boutique, no swingin’ hot spot, and no souvenir stand. You’ll have to be content with acres of pine studded pathways, deserted beaches, soft salty ocean […]

24Apr2011 | | 4 comments | Continued
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French Riviera Vacation – Part Two

Following on from Part One of this Saga…. The city of Cannes… 6. Attracts : Mostly Scandanavian and Japanese tourists. Although obnoxious Americans have been known to sneak in.(And not just during film festival!) 7. Has:  An extreme case of “Security Fever.” Proudly proclaiming : ” one videocam for every 280 inhabitants.” Not that I […]

18Apr2011 | | 1 comment | Continued
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French Riviera Vacation – Part One

French Rivieria vacation. On your “to do before I die list?” or “to die before I do?” If you checked option “A”, might be good to grok the place with a little more…uh…precision before ya start packing – n’est ce pas? Although practically the French Riviera is a state of mind(or the lack of one) […]

12Apr2011 | | 9 comments | Continued