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[ | 22 Apr 2009 | 34 Comments]
The Ancient Theatre Of Orange, Roman Heritage in Provence

Built between AD10 and AD25, The ancient amphi-theatre of Orange is one of the best preserved of all the great Roman theatres. It is inscripted as the Unesco world heritage site in 1981.
It was heavy repairing when I visited.

Cote d'Azur »

[ | 3 Aug 2008 | 8 Comments]
Medieval Village Biot, Not Only Glass-Blowing

Biot sits just between Antibes and Nice.It’s famous by pottery and glass-blowing.
Besides that, Biot,with 2500 years history, is a typical medieval village of Cote d’Azur area, and a pleasant town to stroll.

Cote d'Azur »

[ | 27 Jul 2008 | 5 Comments]
Glass Works Of Biot

Biot is also named as “The City Of Glass”.
I studied the process of glass-blowing in Biot. That’s a magic prosess.

Cote d'Azur »

[ | 24 Jul 2008 | 2 Comments]
Wandering At The Old Street Of Antibes

I didn’t know the real reason why Picasso loved Antibes so much.
But I loved its narrow old street, And all details about this old town.

France »

[ | 19 Jul 2008 | 8 Comments]
Picasso Museum Will Reopen Tomorrow

When I arrived Picasso Museum, The gate was closed. It’s said the museum was closed for renovation.
The renocation lasted too long time. I finally got the news:The Picasso Museum would reopen on July 20, 2008.

Cote d'Azur »

[ | 19 Jul 2008 | 2 Comments]
Colorful Store At Old Town Of Antibes

Antibes is a small beautiful city. There are many colorful trendy boutiques and modern galleries among the narrow old street. Walking around the old downtown is a very joyful thing to me.

Cote d'Azur »

[ | 18 Jul 2008 | 2 Comments]
Port Vauban & Fort Carré Of Antibes, Where Napoleon Buonaparte Was Imprisoned

Our bus just stoped at the Port Vauban.
This is the largest marina in Europe. Many of the world’s largest luxury yachts stay here. So it also called “Billionaire’s Wharf”.
Overlooking from Port Vauban, I can see 16th century fortress “Fort Carré” on a promontory, That’s the place where Napoleon Buonaparte was imprisoned when Robespierre fell.

Cote d'Azur, Food Guide »

[ | 16 Jul 2008 | 10 Comments]
Shopping At Antibes’ Provence Food Market

This famous Provence Food Market was the must-see of Antibes to me, It opened very early in the morning.
So, I started out at 6:00am that morning.

Cote d'Azur »

[ | 15 Jul 2008 | 3 Comments]
Tour Bellanda, The Best Place To See Panorama View Of Nice And The Bay Of Angel

I climbed Tour Bellanda twice, at the first evening I arrived Nice, and at the early morning I left Nice.
Tour Bellanda is not very high, But it offers an excellent panorama view of Nice and the The Bay of Angel(Baie des Anges).

Cote d'Azur »

[ | 13 Jul 2008 | 2 Comments]
Looking for Morden Street Art In Old Town Of Nice

Narrow streets, red roofs,sweet smell of traditional bakery,old-time churchs, interesting stores… That’s the old town of Nice(Vieux Nice).
You can also find some modern elements among those medieval heritages, in such a harmonious way.

Cote d'Azur »

[ | 13 Jul 2008 | 5 Comments]
What’s The Best Thing To Do At Pebble Bay Of Angel?

It’s peak travel season of Nice, From day to night, The Bay Of Angle (Baie des Anges) is crowd.
Nice holiday is so wondful, And there are many great things you can do at the Pebble Bay Of Angel.

Cote d'Azur »

[ | 12 Jul 2008 | 3 Comments]
Virgin Book Store, Where I Kill Time At Nice

Richard Branson’s adventure stories make him somewhat special in my eyes. The first time I went abroad, I choosed Virgin Airline.
Later days in San Francisco, I found Virgin Book Store was a great place to kill time when I didn’t want waste money on shopping .
So, Virgin Book Store of Nice again, was the place where I could have a rest at busy Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur days.