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Today I'm taking you to a funny little museum all about shells, le Musée des Coquillages, in St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, near Nice.  Last week's Museum Monday post toured the Picasso Museum in Antibes: the subject a world-famous artist, the setting a striking castle.  This time it's a personal collection of shells in a tiny little space on the port in St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat: from the sublime to the ridiculous you might say!  I did warn you I'd be visiting all sorts of museums on the Côte d'Azur, not just the well-known ones.Musée des Coquillages Shell Museum St Jean Cap Ferrat

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Sunday Photo - 22 May 2016

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classy couple and whales tail

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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 I for that matter.  As enthusiastic history of art students (they have been studying for a few years and have travelled to many cities purely for the art) they jumped at my suggestion to go there and I think I probably enjoyed it more because of their knowledge than had I gone alone (more on this later).

sculpture Picasso Museum Antibes French Riviera

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Sunday Photo - 15 May 2016

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Marseille vieux port pointus

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