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Tour of Provence June 11-21, 2017

Day 7 – June 17 – Cannes

We drove into Cannes, eventually found a car park, and then walked to the very large daily market.

P1000847 canCannes seems very tidy and clean, in fact I saw bill boards in several languages saying that if you litter, you will get an instant fine of 180 Euro! It obviously works.

We passed a Cinema – not that I realised that was what it was when I took the photo (below).

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These photos are from the market – most are self-explanatory!

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White asparagus

Yes, they are snails on the left, and frozen frogs’ legs on the right – imported!

Goats cheese on the left and a paella on the right – being sold to people at the market.

Langestine on the left, roses on the right.

If you love your dog enough you will buy him a special bowl (L)
Making socca – it is a corn pancake – I didn’t like it. (R)

We walked along the waterfront and had a go at being children – the seat was a little narrow for an adult!

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Then we walked past the open air market which was selling antiques and paintings.

This looks very real until you see the legs underneath on the right!

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My merry-go-round ride – a bit narrow….

The view of the beach- note the enormous yacht in the top right of the right photo.

We then went to the Carlton and had a cold drink while Corinne walked back to the car (oh the joys of being the Tour Leader) and came and collected us.

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The light is inside the Carlton and the garden was at the hotel’s entrance. The building was covered in bright blue advertising – I thought the ‘old girl’ would be most embarrassed at what she had come down to.

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