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... backpacks for so long, it was finally a chance to be able to put them down and travel light. It almost feels since we have been here that things are coming to an end but we still have just over a month to enjoy ourselves and see new places which should be amazing. There has not been much to report on over the last 3 days in Nice, we have enjoyed the accommodation and cooked everyone of our meals. We have slept a fair bit more, catching up on much needed rest that we have missed ...
I decided to make a brief trip across southern France to make my way towards Italy.
I took an overnight bus from Barcelona to Marseille which was great. 19€, you hop on, close your eyes and you wake up in the morning at your next destination (in another country!!). Fantastic. However when I hopped off the bus and walked out of the station I felt like I had been transported back to a busy city in Morocco.
Marseille was on first ...
... birds and a rude guest above us who like to flip his cigarette ashes off his balcony onto us, but other than that it was a glorious relief from the tight quarters in Arles. I called David who was parking the car and told him to pick up some bread, cheese, and wine so we could just eat dinner on our balcony and savor the view and room. It was a great idea and we really enjoyed just hanging out and eating the great cheeses and salami of ...
... prettier from higher up. If it wasn't so rainy and windy I could have stayed there all day. In the same park as the overlook there were the ruins of a church and a castle. Just outside the ruins was a children's park. In this park was a giant sculpture like thing made out of ropes. John did not hesitate to climb it all the way to the top. Even though it doesn't look like it in the pictures, the thing was about 20 feet high. To finish off our park walk we went ...
... 400,000 years; the Terra Amata archeological site shows one of the earliest uses of fire and construction of houses. The city of Nice (Nicaea) was probably founded around 350 BC by the Greeks of Massilia (Marseille), and was given the name of ("Nikaia") in honor of a victory over the neighboring Ligurians (Nike is the Greek goddess of victory). In the 7th century, Nice joined the Genoese League formed by the towns of Liguria, in Italy. ...