Thursday, April 1, 2010
Bon Jour! I can't describe how blue the sky is here in the cote d'azure! Today we took the train to Biot. It was only about 30 minutes and fairly inexpensive. I was anxious to see the blown glass that they are so highly noted for. Yes, we bought some......beautiful works and it was amazing to see the artists at work. This trip is different in so many ways. For instance, Michael does not have a daily itinerary so we get up in the morning and decide where we want to go and what we want to see. How fun is that! I see a lot of things that I want to buy but can wait, after all we have a lot of time! We are still in the Old Nice area and there is so much to see and do. I am curious what tomorrow (Good Friday) will bring. We hear that it is a day that the statues are covered and no bells ringing but then on Easter Sunday the bells ring and ring and ring... One of the traditions here is that children play pranks and put a cut out of a fish on adults backs.......we actually saw a school group at a museum in Biot and they had done this to their teacher. Weird?? But traditional. Having a wonderful time and the wine is perfect!