Cote d'Azur Summer
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Au Revoir: Summer 2017 on the Côte d’Azur

Contributor blog post by Jemma: Lolo has adapted completely to Toronto’s time zone. Which would be brilliant news, except that she is still waking up in Antibes. Theoretically, my pre-teen could obliterate all jet lag as we close up our Côte d’Azur home, Bellevue, and leave this beloved region for more …

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Tribute Antibes HMS Unbroken
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WWII: Antibes’ 75th Tribute for HMS Unbroken

Contributor blog post by Jemma: It is a time of anniversaries. World War I’s centennial commemorations have dotted the globe. Canada celebrated its 150th. Even Lolo’s summer camp in the woods of Ontario proudly handed out t-shirts with “100” on them. World War II anniversaries cannot yet claim three digits. …

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Falling in Love with the Doors and Windows of Antibes

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: I was so impressed by the doors and windows of Antibes I couldn’t wait to show you! While organising photos from my recent trip to Antibes, I was so excited I just HAD to show you the photos of just the doors and windows. …

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Visiting Antibes Again? The French Riviera Just Gets Better

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Last summer was the first time I visited Antibes. Afterwards I realized how much I love the place and I started scheming how to return. Thanks to author-friend Patricia Sands, I had the perfect excuse. She invited me to come back to play! …Continue reading …

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Catalan artist Jaume Plensa Sculpture #Antibes #FrenchRiviera @BfBlogger2015
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Antibes in Two Days: Moonlight and Absinthe

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: As long as I can remember I’ve dreamt about Antibes. When thoughts of the tiny dot-of-a-place on the French Rivera came to my mind, I’d imagine myself lounging on the deck of a massive yacht. Sipping champagne. Dining in the moonlight. Sigh… Little did …

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Unexpected Email: Bellevue’s Earliest Residents

Contributor blog post by Jemma: In the final days before my family and I shifted our luggage and lives to France this summer – at the very time our Toronto home was a packing pigsty, and as we trod heartily into our 10-day, do-or-die window for Yoko’s persnickety paperwork – …

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Nicolas Lavarenne – À ciel ouvert – Antibes

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: From 19 June until 18 September 2016, Old Town Antibes (Vieil Antibes) will welcome 19 bronze sculptures from Niçois artist Nicolas Lavarenne. Lavarenne has exhibited in the region at St Paul de Vence, Château de la Napoule in Mandelieu, Menton and Roure with other …

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A visit to the Picasso Museum, Antibes

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: This week I popped into the Picasso Museum in Antibes with my parents who were visiting from England. They’ve been to stay many times and have seen much that the Riviera has to offer but had never been to the Picasso Museum, nor had …

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Justin Page @LaGabileria #Antibes @AccessRiviera
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Art, Photography and Wine: Justin Gage Preview

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Art, photography and wine are three of my favourite things and they will all combine into one evening on Saturday 23 January at a Fine Art prints preview (vernissage) evening by photographer Justin Gage hosted at La Ga(bi)leria in Antibes. La Ga(bi)leria is an organic …

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Bellevue: A Tale of Two 10-Year Olds

Contributor blog post by Jemma: Il y avait très peu à manger, Arlette says, her voice bearing the gentle crackle of a woman in her mid-80s. There was very little to eat back then. Each day my parents put little tickets on the bread with our names on them – …

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