Being the last day we all took it pretty easy. Orion wanted to stay out of the sun so he and Rebecca mostly hung out at the apartment. Steve and I went out to the bank, but it was still closed for the May 17 holiday – La Ascencion. After that we headed to these…

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When we got to the train station to return the car and get our tickets to Genoa we had just missed the train. But we were fine with that because the trip is 3 hours one way. It would have eaten up too much time to go there for a day and come back. So…

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After sleeping for about 12 hour or so, I was awoken at 10:00am to get ready for the beach. We walked over and looked at several of the private beaches because we wanted chairs, umbrellas and a couple more towels. We finally settled on Plage Opera. The water was it’s usual amazing blue and turquoise…

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In the morning I had trouble figuring out what day it was. At first I thought Wednesday but was glad to discover that it was only Tuesday. I think the loss of a day really messed me up. Once we were all ready we went to pick up the rental car, which we’ll have for…

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We were supposed to go to the beach in the morning (another term we use to refer to the afternoon) but it was cloudy and not quite warm enough. So instead we wandered around Old Nice again. We intended to get oysters and champagne, but the place we were looking for was closed. We ended…

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We took our time getting ready and getting out. We went in search of an internet cafe and to explore Vieux Nice (Old Nice). We walked around through the narrow alleys, amazed at how small they were and that motorcycles, scooters and cars sped through them. It really is quite a place to experience. All…

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So we stayed up all night Thursday because we were flying out Friday morning at 8am and landing in Paris at 8am. We stayed up because we wanted to be awake when we got there. The problem with this plan is that a couple hours after we landed was a long train ride to Nice.…

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On Friday we leave for France – my first trip outside of this continent. Woo hoo! We’re going with another couple, Rebecca and Orion. We’ll be spending one week in Nice and then one week in Paris. We’ve rented apartments instead of hotels because it’s a lot cheaper. Need I mention that I am sooooooooooo…

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