Seize

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Seize [sez] English translation: Sixteen A strange coincidence!Room number sixteen and table number sixteen.If you find Bistro G is booked, be sure to check out Domaine de Fontenille’s La Cuisine d’Amélie for casual dining and Le Champ des Lunes a 1-Michelin start dining experience.This is also a lovely hotel in a renovated chateau dating from the 18th century, surrounded by […]

Promenade du Paillon

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The Promenade du Paillon in Nice, France is a wonderland for children and adults alike with lush gardens, creatively paved walkways, and unique water features. It opened in October 2013 after 3 long years of construction that included the demolition and relocation of the bus station. The promenade was constructed over a river of the same name that was covered […]

Sunset

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Coucher de soleil  [kuʃe d sɔlɛj ] English translation: sunset I witnessed this beautiful sunset while on vacation in the South of France. After a much needed nap I walked over to my window and pulled back the draperies to see if the rain had stopped and I could not believe my eyes. I had only a few seconds […]

Has Been Under Shower

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Reine and Guy Sammut’s Auberge La Fenière is a wonderful place to stay in the South of France. It also offers two exceptional dining options. The Bistrot La Cour De Ferme, a casual dining experience that frequently combines great food with absolutely fabulous musical entertainment. If you are lucky the featured band will be HBUS, […]

À bientôt

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À bientôt [ä-byaⁿ-tō] English translation See you soon! As of September 1st I will be in the South of France for my yearly vacation and I will be returning October 1st. I will be staying L’Auberge La Feniere, and if I am looking I will be able to catch Guy Sammut and his band, Has […]

MOTO

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Moto [moto] English translation: Motorbike If you have ever rented anything larger than a SmartCar in Paris you have probably found parking an automobile in the city next to impossible. The ever increasing number of motorbikes whizzing by and between the automobiles on the city streets and highways adds to the sport of driving in Paris. In […]

flèche

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flèche [flĕsh] Suivez les flèches bleues. English translation Follow the blue arrows. If you have seen the movie Amélie, you will remember the clever trail of blue arrows she leaves in front of Sacré-Cœur for Nino to follow. The playful arrow above is just one example of what you will find while visiting the Musée Picasso in Antibes. You will […]

vent

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Vent [vent]Il y a beaucoup de vent sur Mont Ventoux!English translation There is much wind on Mount Ventoux!If you ever venture to the top of Mount Ventoux in the south of France, as the name suggests, you will find it very windy and very cold even on a sunny, warm day! The wind is relentless, […]