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Decided to take a morning excursion to Cassis even though we planned to disembark a day early in Marseille - turned out to be a great decision as we probably would not have bothered to get ourselves there on our own, & it is a beautiful town! Especially loved the little boat trip to three of the closest calanques. Soaked up the sunshine at a waterside café then wandered through the narrow back streets & through the bustling local market.
... get some fresh fruit and decide to try the coffee. It is still bitter but a little better than in Spain. Since the machine I went to wasn't working a crew member poured mine from a pitcher and didn't leave much room for milk/cream. Maybe it will be better if I can add more milk. Overall not bad and since most people have left for shore execursions it is not too crowded.
We decide to do a little more exploration of the ship ...
... and then in 1841 some restoration work began again and it was brought by the State in 1854 and is now being slowly restored as one of the Monuments Nationaux. It would have been a lovely abbey in its time and had aspects of Mont Saint Michel which helped you understand the beauty and place of worship it would have been in its day.
Home again for dinner and our game of tennis, unfortunately for Maddi she was stung by a bee whilst playing tennis and so that ended our game. Maddi ...
... more exciting it is where Vincent Van Gogh painted many of his street scenes. We spent hours walking all over the village taking lots of photos. After lunch we decided to head to Marseille. What an error! It's a huge, dirty smelly town. We had trouble finding our motel, only to find our booking hadn't gone through. As it turned out we found a Maca's where there's always WiFi and managed to get the last room in Provence. It's a gorgeous ...
... double entendre) call this something like "kissing fanny's fanny". Enough said.
Carol - any time we see a dog we think of you. We are so grateful for your kindness in looking after the muppet Monty. There are also lots of spiritually enriched places around La Ciotat. We are though, still on the lookout for a suitable refined gentleman for you.
Vivienne - who introduced us to Paris. We thought of you constantly when we were there. You would be interested to ...