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Old August 21st, 2010, 07:48 PM   #1
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Menton, France

Menton is a city in the far south-east of France. It is an old city, but it is not damaged by the jet set infestation that is killing all spontaneity in cities like Cannes and Monaco. Despite the fact it is quite touristy, the city is quite authentic and had a 'hip' atmosphere.

Directly to the east of the city is the Italian border (go there if you need cheap booze, cigarettes and fuel) and west of it is Monaco, the country Menton once belonged to. At the end of the 19th century, Menton wanted to be part of another country. They tried Sardegna, but they ended up with France.

The city has approximately 30,000 inhabitants but feels a lot bigger.

1. We stayed in Nice. To get to Menton from there, we had to transfer at Monaco Monte Carlo station.
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Monaco Monte Carlo station by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

2. Monegasque skyline as seen from the train to Menton
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Monaco by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

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slightly decaying by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

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a square by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

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bla by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

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IMG_6700 by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

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Church by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

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Alley by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

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Jellyfish by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

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Looking up by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

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Jeux de ballon interdit by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

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Street by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

13. Pacifism
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Peace by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

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Palm by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

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Tunnel by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

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Tunnel by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

17. If you look carefully, you'll find cool drawings everywhere in the city
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Diglett on drugs by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

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Proz by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

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In love by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

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Pow wow by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

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Neighbours by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

22. An old fort at the beach
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Tower by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

23. The old city.
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Old city by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

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Guy calling in a park by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

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Boulevard by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr

26. Local dish??
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Crap oranges by WindwalkerNld, on Flickr
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Old August 22nd, 2010, 12:30 AM   #2
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cool photos and I like those narrow winding lanes.
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Old August 22nd, 2010, 12:03 PM   #3
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The town of Menton looks really a great, very nice just great
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looks great indeed
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