Astrid… À Bientôt… À l’Été Prochain… | Côte D’Azur Travel Series

Astrid…

Is the… first personality…

We meet… when we arrive…

And the last… when we leave…

Our… beloved…

Saint-Tropez…

A… capable professional…

With wavy romantic… long blonde hair…

Astrid…

Is a lovely person and friend… whom we liked from the very first time we met… in our favourite… “village de Saint-Tropez”… is the owner of her own company…

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Simone Duckstein… La Ponche… Un autre regard… | Côte D’Azur Travel Series

“Hôtel de La Ponche…

Un autre regard sur Saint-Tropez”…

A book published by…

The owner… proprietor…

Simone Duckstein…

Of the legendary… La Ponche hotel…

Made famous by the iconic actress Brigitte Bardot… who played in the unforgettable “And God Created Woman”… the widely recognised French drama film directed by Roger Vadim…

Madame Duckstein….

Who dedicated her book to her adored husband thus…

“Pour Hagen qui m’offre le bonheur constant de me laisser poursuivre mes rêves”…

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The Legend… Behind the… Legendary Club 55… | Côte D’Azur Travel Series

“J’adore”… Tuk-Tuk Express…

A delightful form of transportation… from Bangkok…

Just arrived… to escort us… to our very own favourite heaven…

Le Club 55…

The legend… behind the legendary “Club”… in Saint-Tropez…

Patrice de Colmont…

Owns and runs… this hallowed enclave…

Graciously… with passion and much love…

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Salama… Exotic Intoxication… | Côte D’Azur Travel Series

Salama…

An… obscure…

Dim… passageway…

Leads us… to our destination…

Salama…

An exquisite Moroccan restaurant… which we have been invited to recently…

Is… a delight…

Entering into this exotic Moorish oasis… with elongated Moroccan lamps dangling from the high ceiling… into the dark mysterious ambience of the chic elegant dining room with an Oriental flavour…was an experience to remember…

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Our “P’tit Déj”…at Café Sénéquier… | Côte D’Azur Travel Series

Saint-Tropez…

Is… scorching hot…

“Alerte à la canicule pour les prochains jours”…

“Le Var-matin”… headlined…

Armed with an ice-cold Badoit… we ventured into the heat-wave outside… with trepidation…

Walking hurriedly… through the lovely passageways dotted with shops… patisseries… and our regular newsagent… (where we bumped into the Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld while buying our magazines and newspapers)… along the short distance to our destination… the legendary…

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“Et Dieu Crea… Saint-Tropez”… | Côte D’Azur Travel Series…

“La Côte”…

Is our… second home…

We’re familiar… with every “nook and cranny”… every curve and turn… every precipice… even dangerous ones… like that of “La Turbie”…

We adore… ” La Côte d’Azur”…

The dazzling coastline from… Cannes to Monaco…

But our true “love affair”… has always been with…

Saint-Tropez…

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