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... beautiful natural beaches! We had a narrated bus tour through the city of Toulon on our way back. Toulon is France's military port that guards from the Mediterranean Sea. The color of the water on the sea was a crystal blue. The sight was absolutely priceless. Driving through the beautiful seaside town of Sanary was also picturesque. Jacques Cousteau once lived there and his son still ...
This is a charming village, south of the Luberon mountain area in Provence. It is the home of Peter Mayle, a Brit, who wrote books on rebuilding a farm house in Provence. He describes a snow clad night in winter as being so quiet you could "hear a mouse ****" It has tiny streets and the centre part of it is blocked off during the day.. Parking is an issue (don't ...
... that lot there was no negotiation it was on the bikes for a test ride. We originally were getting what you call crosstail bikes which are a cross between a city bike and a bike that you can ride on trails. JB in the bike shop was exceptional and he really thought it would be better for us to get 29’er mountain bikes with the right tyres so we can go anyway, we both liked the idea of still being able to go mountain biking too. We got ...
... so I am not "on the books". I do hope to have a little drive at some stage however. Drove along the coast to reach Albenga for Sunday mass - the feast of Corpus Christi. The cathedral of st Michael the archangel was in the old town and we went to 10:30 "messe" after wandering around. We had to laugh as it started.... here we were in Italy, in an ancient church, which had the body of a saint on display, with such beautiful imagery and statues.... And ...
... is located on the site of a 1st-century Roman forum. It was built (and re-built) between the 12th- and 19th-centuries. The very impressive baptistery includes Roman columns and other artifacts from a 6th-century Christian church, and there are several notable works of art in various sections of the church.
As we meandered our way back to the Cours Mirabeau, we discovered ...
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