Citea Aix en Provence
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... a souvenir shop to look for a patch and the gentleman running the shop started talking to me and I had to stop him because I didn't know what he was saying and he said, "Oh, Italian!" I said no, English. He assumed I was from England and started talking about British football and said he thought I was Italian because of my accent when I said bonjour. He was a super sweet guy. I found my buildings and watched a ferry unload before getting a crepe and returning ...
... were subjected. 10,000 people of 38 different nationalities were interned here and over 2,000 Jews were deported from here to Auschwitz. It is the only major internment and deportation camp in France that is still intact and open to the public.
We were fortunate enough to have a wonderful guide who explained a lot of things that weren’t written down. It was very sobering to walk through these spaces ...
... we were cruising through the countryside among the numerous villages that make this such a picturesque place while on our way to and from the Mediterranean. Of course a dip in the Mediterranean was a must. The water seems more buoyant and definitely warmer than many places we've swum. What a treat!
The many small villages of Provence we got to visit here were quite amazing in as much as they have been lived in for hundreds of years and looking not ...
It seems as if our three-weeks in sunny Provence have flown by, as Dee and I spent much of this weekend trying to get organized for the move to Rome, and the transition from bonjour! to buon giorno! We're also excited about the upcoming rendezvous with our good friend, Lucy, who arrives shortly after us at Fiumicino, Rome's major airport, on Wednesday morning.
We decided to unburden ourselves of some non-essential clothing (too much cool weather garb), ...
... I told her that the picture we took of her then had turned out well, she gave us her e-mail address and asked for a copy.
On the way back home, we took our time and wandered down some of the streets we've missed before, while Dee did some window shopping at the variety of shops along the way. Not long after returning to the apartment, she served us another dinner worthy of a snapshot; see attached.