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... point in the city, is seen as the guardian of the city and is commonly called a bonne mere (the good mother).
Once we got into town, we took the long route around the harbor, grabbed a couple drinks and headed to the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations, referred to as "Mucem".
We walked a ton and now I'm finishing my night with a glass of wine and a good meal. Sante! (cheers!)
First day in La Ciotat where Karine and Olivier live, right not the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Went to bed late, woke up a little late, and bummed around for part of the morning. Once afternoon struck we were off to Cassis to see what the coast had in store for us.
Cassis, a popular fancy tourist stop in the summer, is known for it's beautiful ...
... in almost pitch-blackness, then suddenly a scene begins to appear all around you, over you, including you, and covering the floor and the walls and the pillars.....quite fantastic! And all the time there is appropriate loud classical music playing. It was quite fascinating to just watch the people. Most were pretty-much speechless, almost mesmerised, and just wandered around saying nothing, or muttering superlatives. At one stage, the scene became fast-falling water, all ...
... for Geraldine's birthday...wow it was great and you know when the third carton of Mumm champagne is opened then it must be a good party!
2. We went to Marseille and Cassis. Fascinating and one brave soul swam in the Med
... evening in a church nearby. John asked if the mass was in English. I told him it wasn't, and he said he wasn't going to any mass that wasn't in English. I asked him how many masses in French our church had, so off we went. It was actually pretty wonderful. The French language is so beautiful to listen to, the cantor sang like an angel, the acoustics were perfect which made the congregation sound like a huge choir. I didn't understand a word ...