14 September - Happy Birthday Herc! 🎁🎈🎂🎉
So, the youths arrived about 11pm as we were going to bed. Loud, booming rap music and loud shouting continued until nearly 3am. Not impressed - they were parked really close. Weren’t brave enough to ask them to keep the noise down - there were a lot of them - and you just never know what kind of reaction you’ll get. Some reviews had said that the area was noisy on weekends - and others had a peaceful night - we were just unlucky.
My bites are now big, red and angry - about a dozen of them - just hope they don’t irritate me for too many days!
Had a quick walk around the lighthouse area, then I drove today. We were aiming for a supermarket about 50 minutes away - took over 90 minutes. So much traffic! Drove through Cannes - again - rubbish roads with pot holes, stop start with so many traffic lights and roundabouts - couldn’t wait to escape Cannes - and that was without seeing it!
Tintin had found cheaper fuel en route at Géant Casino supermarket - so huge - struggled to find the in and out! Sadly he used the super diesel by mistake - but still cheaper than usual. Once again, really tight to get into the fuel pumps - about an inch either side.
We really don’t like huge supermarkets, especially when we didn’t need much! However, we wanted certain batteries for our alarm fobs which aren’t working as well - but they didn’t have the right size!
Part of my drive was along the Corniche de L’Esterel, aka Corniche D’Or - Golden Coast. Our book describes the drive along tortuous, narrow road skirts through sparsely built areas. Um! Narrow in places - yes! All along there were cars parked along the roadside, so I didn’t really hold out much hope for the park4night carpark having any space. I should have more faith! We’re parked up looking out over the beautiful red rocks, with the Mediterranean in the background. The colour reminds me of Cobo, but a bit deeper in colour.
Another hot day, went for a quick walk along the road to see where we can access the water tomorrow for a swim. A friendly lady from Canada has spent a couple of nights here, and said it’s really peaceful - so here’s hoping!