Beuvron-en-Auge, Normandy

After our visit to Chateau Le Breuil-en-Auge, our coach stopped for quick visit to Beuvron-en-Auge.  Situated to the west of Lisieux and 25 kilometres east of Caen in the Calvados department of Normandy, Beuvron-en-Auge is one of the most beautiful villages of France. The house's are half-timbered of which Normandy is famous for. The village is small and …

Nice with Friends

  One thing I can say about breakfast at hotels in Europe is "lots of food".  You name it its there.  From bacon and eggs to croissants and fruit.  You can eat as little or as much as you like.  Lots of tea and coffee as well and fruit juices. We then all went back …

The Little White Train that could- Nice France

The Castle Park (Parc du Chateau),

We went down to where the Little White Train was parked.  Many people were already sitting in it so we asked the driver and he said to hop on and he will come and get the money.  It was only 10 euros each for adults and 5 euro for children 4-12. So we found a …

Promenade des Anglais – The French Riviera

  Nice is famous for its Promenade de Anglais with 7 kms of beach alongside.  The "sand" is actually small pebbles.  We watched some people walking or trying to walk on the beach.  A few were smart and had slip ons to protect their feet.  It was August and the beaches were packed.  Beach umbrellas, …

Nice France …Apollo and the Sun Fountain

Apollo - The Sun Fountain

We got off the train and followed the crowd through to the exit.  Nice train station was so busy. We stopped and looked around to take in the sights and sounds. Ice cream seller to the left and police to the right.  We decided to head left and go from there. It seemed the crowd …

French Riviera – Nice

The bus from the airport took us fairly close to our Hotel.  We still did have a bit of a walk and it was hot!  Of course it was hot, it was the French Riviera after all ! After a quick check in we were in our room.  We quickly changed and took off to head …