Hostel De Letoile
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... staring out at the sea, surrounded by rocky walls. If course, we had to run down and touch the icy Mediterranean for the first time. The biting wind whipped us like a thousand boxing blows, laced with a chill, but that didn't stop us from hiking up to the top off the cliffs for some phenomenal views. Along the way, we saw old pillboxes, forts and bomb craters from the wars, and climbed into some of them for a better look. It was truly amazing. From the outcrop at the end of the ...
... trivia! We didn’t do too poorly, but didn’t win…. Maybe next time!
Tonight was our first formal night onboard ship. No tux here, just the standard charcoal grey suit. Frankly, formal nights are over rated. There’s something just not right about getting dressed up in a suit when you’re on vacation. Everyone looked nice, but I still would rather not have to put a tie on…. That’s just ...
*the pictures of this post at the bottom don't have much to do with the content of the post. They just make me smile. Click on the pictures to make them larger and read the captions!*
Anyways....it stopped raining! Finally!
Then I went to the store....
So apparently the French don't like to bathe. Or wash their hair. Their bottles of shampoo are tiny! I'll have to buy a new one every other week! Don't get ...
... up, but for Aix there were quite a few and the site supplies other surrounding towns if you don't want to be in Aix. Just thought i'd let ya know in case you're still looking!
Ok, now what some of you have been waiting for...pictures! There are more below!
So the pictures are a bit old, like from two weeks ago, but they are of the pretty scenery from around here! :)
Miss you all!
Hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving/Black Friday, haha.
We missed the summer lavender fields. If you really dig modern painting, Aix-en-Provence may hold some charm. Not a bad town, just nothing really spectacular.
Nancy liked the shopping in the old town during the market day.
My pic is a bit snarky. Just showing what is undoubtedly the worst (somewhat) functionally aircraft carrier in the world, the Charles de Gaulle.