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An afternoon on the Cote d’Azur

Summer has come to end here on the French Riviera.  Not that you’d know it by the number of people sunning themselves on the beaches.  The true, tell-tale sign weather-wise that we’ve left summer behind us is the increased number of rainy days.  Still, the rain only last so long before the sky is blue […]

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Carnaval de Nice: Corso Illuminé

Despite the drop in temperature on Saturday evening, D and I headed to Place Massena for the Corso Illuminé.  The parade was scheduled to start at 9:30 pm by which time it was cold enough to warrant digging out our winter coats. D and I settled in our seats and I took a look around.  […]

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Sundays are good days for strolling

Yesterday, D and I decided to leave the warmth of our apartment for a little neighbourhood sightseeing.  Our destination?  The Roman ruins of Cemenelum. It was a great afternoon for a walk.  It had rained earlier in the day but, by 3:30 pm, the sun had made its presence known.  We grabbed our Nice map, […]

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