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Nice is nice. Cannes can be too. Loving the Cote d’Azur…

Things are warming up on the French Riviera. We moved a bit east of Saint-Tropez to some of the other resort cities. Nice has a large, beautiful pedestrian plaza named Place Massena. It is, however, cut through with an electric … Continue reading

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MAMAC, a very NICE modern art museum

New York has MoMA and Nice has MAMAC, Musée d’art moderne et d’art contemporain. Although it’s just plain azure at the moment, the facade often features brilliant light installations turning the entire entrance into a work of art. The French artist … Continue reading

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Villefranche-sur-Mer, a nice town near Nice

Just east of the very large city of Nice is the harbor and smaller town of Villefranche-sur-Mer, named “Free City on the Sea” when it was declared a free port in the 13th century by the Count of Provence. It … Continue reading

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