Category Archives: Corsica

Where Cote d’Azur Meets Provence

 To most visitors, the Cote d’Azur is the coastal portion of Southern France stretching from Monaco westward along the Mediterranean to St.-Tropez.  For short-time visitors that is where the actions is, but to those who live there – and particularly … Continue reading

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Corsica in Five Days

My blog is focused primarily on Cote d’Azur, but when people visit the area and drive through Nice, they may see those big yellow boats heading into and out of its old port – a docking area off-limits to cruise ships.  These are … Continue reading

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Frejus, St.-Raphael and the Red Rocks

About halfway between Cannes and St.-Tropez, but not getting near the attention, are the twin cities of Frejus and St.-Raphael and immediately to their south is the spectacular shore road along the Massif de l’Esterel – the Corniche d’Or. These … Continue reading

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Welcome to my blog!

Since I finished my book, A Traveler’s History of Cote d’Azur, my daughter insists I have to blog, too. And, since I have a lot of material I didn’t use for the book, plus I need an excuse  to keep … Continue reading

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