Monday, August 19, 2013

Menton

Menton
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We took a road trip to Roquebrune-Cap-Martin & Menton on a weekend while in Nice. Actually the day before, we drove all the way to Grasse as the staff at tourism information misinformed us that we could see sunflower fields and lavender fields in Grasse too (other than Provence)!!! After more than an hour drive, we were told by the locals that they only have perfumeries in Grasse!!! The fields are in Provence which is another 5 hours drive from Grasse!!! :O We dropped the idea, and headed back to Nice while stopping by Antibes for a nice dinner. I guess we just have to make another trip to South of France and stay in Provence on our next trip ;)

On our way to Menton, we stopped by Roquebrune-Cap-Martin to take in the breathtaking views. I wish I had a better lens or camera with me. Our EF 50mm F1.4 USM lens that we bought for taking outfit photos is more for portraits and close-up of single object. And my Leica D-lux 5 just can't handle landscape from a far away distance that well. Thus, I have to research and save up for a better lens to take nicer travel photos on our future vacations.

After Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, we drove all the way to the border between France & Italy in Menton. We didn't crossover though. The views from the border is just amazing!!! I believe it is even more beautiful at sunset and night but Hub is not a seasoned driver and both of us couldn't navigate well at night thus we didn't stay that late into the night but we stayed for an early seafood dinner near the beach though.

As Hub parked our rental car, he made orange juice too! As I was wondering who in the right mind would throw oranges on the streets... we suddenly looked up to find rows and rows of ORANGE TREES!!! IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CITY!!!! :O :O :O From where I live, nothing grows from the trees. Our trees don't even change colours in fall! *ahem* Therefore, please pardon us for being overwhelmed by our teeny weeny discovery of orange trees in the city center of Menton. LOL!

Check out the photos on my instagram. It was a rare occasion where I actually INSTAgram-ed instead of LATERgram. "I discovered orange trees!!!" ROFL!

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I looked kinda awkward here but the view behind me is nice! So focus on what's behind me and the glistening sea!

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The cars were waiting in queue to cross the checkpoint to ITALY!


H&M mint sunglasses.
Zara nude wedges.
White studded floral laser-cut top & turquoise lace shorts from HK local stores.

40 comments:

  1. wow!!photos are so beautiful!!! and I really like your outfit^__^

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  2. you are so pretty!! enjoy your trip!
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  3. Very nice shoes!! Kiss from Italy :)

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  4. Beautiful pictures and I love your outfit!!!!

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  5. Fabulous photos and sounds like an amazing trip, love your pretty look!

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  6. You look so lovely! Orange trees in the city sound awesome, I saw plenty of these in Crete, but it was in the mountains, so it wasn't that strange. :)

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  7. Such an adorable outfit! It looks perfect on you :)

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  8. So adorable!

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  9. Im in love with those shorts!! <3
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  10. Great post, dear! Love the outfit, love the scenery!

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  11. cutie ! you look lovely as always

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  12. Stunning, pretty and so chic! I am so obsessed with your top, shorts and shoes - they're all so perfect and pretty together!!! <3

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  13. omg love your laced shorts! and your legs look like they can go on foreverrrr!!


    xx Mandy

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  14. Sounds like a nice weekend away! Gorgeous photos hun! You look great! :-) /Madison

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  15. Beautiful photos! I really love your outfit.

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  16. SUPER LOVE THE OUTFIT
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  17. Stunning colour, love those fun sunglasses.

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  18. That blouse is so pretty!

    Looks great with the shorts, I love the colour!

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    Ps. have an amazing trip!

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  19. the lasercut top and the turquoise shorts look so pretty together <3 you look so pretty and the photos are just fabulous!


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  20. Lovely top & those shoes are amazing!!
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  21. always pretty, doll! lovely shots and paradise.

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  22. Girl I don't know about the whole lens issues these pics are gorgeous and how is that even when you say you "awkward" you look amazing missy hehe

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  23. Thank you for your visit sweetie, have a great Tuesday!

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  24. so sweet! I love it


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  25. This pictures are amazing, the outfit is perfect! I love it, this makes me want to be an the seaside



    xx

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  26. Wow, I would be pretty impressed by finding orange trees in the center of the city, too... haha, that's awesome! At least if you ever got lost you could know that there were at least oranges around so you could never go hungry. And maybe never even go thirsty. ;) Hehe!

    Aqua is such a perfect color on you. Always! And what a neat place for pictures, too!

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  27. lovely style <3

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  28. You look beautiful, love the
    lace short and those heels are
    to die for! Looks like you are
    having a nice holiday!
    Xx

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  29. Absolutely love the outfit!
    nice sunglasses and shorts <3

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  30. thank you everyone for the lovely comments <333 xoxo

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