Nice June 11th 2013 June 8 and we are back on the train heading west to Aix en Provence. It has been pleasant having a base for a few days so we could enjoy the sun and sights of Nice.
After depositing our packs at the Hotel Durante on the 4th, we headed to the waterfront and the wide Promenade des Anglais - all those people lying out on a rocky beach!. First impressions of Nice was wide streets, old buildin ... read more
Europe » France Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more