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manal
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Anyone busked Juan Les Pins ? Antibbes, Nice, Cannes?
Juan Les Pins was fantastic in the late 70's though I haven't been there since.
I wasn't a performer but a spectator,and still young. Saw 2 guys kill night after night with fire breathing( just poured something from a grimy plastic bottle into his mouth and spat at a cricket lighter a few times) and a swallowing razor blade routine. That was their whole show and they did great.They really entertained and made everyone laugh. They dressed like cowboys. That is little cowboy hats and a vest.
Saw a guy in full evening dress ( tails ,top hat and gloves) in the middle of the day in Cannes near the old port do card manipulation in front of a Café. Didn't get much as Telly Savalas was walking up the street followed by about 50 people.
Whats it like now?
Life is too important to take seriously.

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jimmy talksalot
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Nice was nice but slow, kinda tuff, it´s a ladys on holliday together town they called it a hen town. it might have a festival which would change all that and make it great.

it was the most beautiful place i´ve ever been, being in the french riveria, we have nothing like it in the u.s in my opinion makes california look like a garbage heap....which I think it is anyway.

the people are really rich not credit rich like in cafornia. the reason I keep mentioning calif, is because people have compared the wheather and coastlines to calif and it´s just arogant american dreaming, i´m an american i´ve been there and we got nothing like it.



cannnes was great especially for in the film festival I made great money but it was tuff to get a hotel so I would take the train to nice for the nite and return in the morning.

I did great all up and down the coast.


beware do not go to marseille the huge islamic population hates americans...at least that´s the impression I got when my crowd chased me down the street when they figured out I was an american.....some of them had knives.

it is said that marseille is the the most dangerous city in europe for crime, but I assure the reader any of our big cities would send a marseille criminal begging for his mommy.
dedikc
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HEy.
I'm living in Lyon, in center east of FRANCE.
Marseille isn't like you describe. Yes here are some criminal, but its the same like Paris or Bordeaux,.... It's a réputation.
If you want make big hat in south france Nice is a good town. St raphael have number of tourism, lot of Chinese. You can busk in Arles. An old town!
Or Montpellier si a good town..
My preference is St raphael.

When did you want to busk??

Sorry for my English, hope you understand.
manal
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Thanks for the responses Jimmy and dedikc.
I hope to get back there someday soon.
Life is too important to take seriously.

james@jamesmanalli.com

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