Hanging out with the rich and famous on day 18
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April 10th, 2010 – by: nonna
The port is beautiful. Itâ€™s a small town spread along a waterfront filled with expensive yachts and fronted with small cafes and shops. Window-shopping could be a full time occupation here because My God The Prices!!! Since I didnâ€™t think $300 was what I wanted to pay for a pair of admittedly very nice sandals I limited myself to only looking. Buying was out of the question until we happened to find the Saturday Market in operation. The prices were more than reasonable and Cathy and I went happily from one market vendor stall to another and buying things. My husband found another guy from the ship and they talked while we shopped.
Unfortunately there were no books available so we consoled ourselves by having a spaghetti lunch and wine at one of the waterfront cafes. An Italian lunch in a French cafĂ©. Afterward we visited a small waterfront art museum, Musee de Lâ€™Annoncaide, that had some nice paintings by artists such as Henri Matisse and Paul Signac.
We strolled around town and along the water to the Port des Pecheurs before returning to the Prinsendam. As our ship sailed out into the Mediterranean we passed many beautiful sailboats. Dinner on board had a formal â€śSpeakeasyâ€ť theme tonight but I couldnâ€™t figure out anything special to wear so just wore a long dress. Didnâ€™t flappers wear short dresses during speakeasy days anyway? The show afterward was quite special however. The Unexpected Boys sang and the show was one of the best Iâ€™ve ever seen, anywhere.
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