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♥ Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc

Timing is of course everything.  As I was in the South of France in early May I missed the chance to spot Cannes-going celebrities as the Film Festival only started this week.  Home from home to many of the stars during festival week is The Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc.

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♥ Picasso Museum, Antibes

Picasso Museum Antibes

The Picasso Museum in Antibes is enchanting.  I was totally taken by it.  The museum is in the 12th Century Château Grimaldi, a national monument that fronts the narrow cobbled streets of the old town and backs on to the Mediterranean Sea.  The Château has a long history and as its name suggests the Grimaldi family of Monaco once owned it.

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♥ Antibes

The view from plane on its descent into Nice Airport was fairly intoxicating. Rippling sparkly sapphire sea blending into sandy beaches that snaked around coves and inlets, hills hotch-potched with villas and distant green hazy mountains. Suddenly the view changed to tarmac and with a bounce of the wheels and a jerk of the brakes the plane touched down.  Et voilà I was on the Côte d’Azur.

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