Monthly Archives: September 2014

Classy Classics

Saturday/Sunday, Sept 27 – 28, 2014 — We dinghied in to the marina to discover the Cannes Classic Boat Regatta was in full swing and the crews were getting ready to head out for a race.  What an exciting time … Continue reading

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Everyone is a Moviestar

Thursday/Friday, Sept 25 – 26, 2014 — The water is still 81 degrees this late in September.  The summer season here is coming to an end.  The shops now show winter clothing and the swimsuits and sandals are on sale.  … Continue reading

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The St. Tropez Tan

September 22 – 24, 2014 Today is Monday and the forecast is for winds to pick up by end of the day Tues for a major blow.  That means it is time to head to a marina to wait this one … Continue reading

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Cote d’Azur

Saturday/Sunday, Sept 20 – 21, 2014 – Having survived our first major storm in the Med, with the skies now blue, we started east again, motoring with almost no wind.  This coastline of France is beautiful.  There is little development.  … Continue reading

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Holy Mistral!

Friday, September 19, 2014 – It is Friday afternoon and the skies near Toulon, France are blue and sunny.  This is not what it looked like a few hours ago. Bob was up until almost 3 am last night getting … Continue reading

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Pomme Frites

Tues, Sept 16, 2014 – Enjoying a cup of café au lait in the cockpit this morning we watched the Duane (French Coast Guard) slowly approach our boat.  It did not take them long to discover our arrival in France!  … Continue reading

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Nous sommes arrives!

Sept 13-15, 2014 – It is time to move on from Barcelona if we are going to see France this season, but we will be back.  We have adopted Barcelona as our home for the winter and are looking forward … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Thursday, Sept 11, 2014 – Checking the weather to leave this morning we found that it had shifted and we needed to delay for two more days before leaving to cross the Gulf of Lyon.  That particular area of the … Continue reading

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Visa Challenges

Sept 8 – 10, 2014 – Today was an adventure in trying to find the right Policia office to get an extension to our Visas.  After a bit of time on the internet we thought we had the correct office and address and … Continue reading

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Visitors

Saturday/Sunday, Sept. 6 – 7, 2014 – Our niece Lauren and Mark joined us for a day of sightseeing.  We headed off to show them the central market with the vast variety of vegetables, fish and meats.  As an American … Continue reading

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