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... we wanted to see the Mediterranean, so we decided to go anyway, thinking it would just be an interesting time-killer. The boat ride over was really rough, but the views of the port of Marseille were awesome, as was the close pass by Chateau d'If. When we got to Frioul, we were in for a surprise. There must have been only 20 people on the whole island, and they all went a different way than us. We walked up to a little space between two cliffs, and came out the other side on an ...
... that's all folks. Until next time!
French word of the day:
...that's a funny word haha.
Ps have I told you about my neighbours upstairs??
Oh. And there is no upstairs. Soooo like the attic I guess.
I can tell they're pretty big because when I hear them running around up there...well it's noisy. And there's more than one. Yea. They're great. As long as they stay there ...
... for about 30 minutes and then another 40 on the bus ride. Turns out they were from Boston, the gentleman had just retired and so they were touring around France for 3 months. The woman had lived near Nice as a child for a couple years so it was kind of like coming home. ALSO, they had two children who were adopted from Korea! I don't know about you all, but I don't meet many people with kids who are adopted, so when that was revealed we had so much more to talk about. ...
... belle vie... qqc du genre, ***** jai oublié le nom!
WOW il fait vraiment beau! jadore le sud de la France! je suis donc en robe,y fait vraiment chaud et evidament, jai le droit a des commentaires de Marseillais, et des expressions que je comprend a moitié, ouff yon vraiment un accent special et tout un vocabulaire! je me promene donc dans le Panier, fort St jean,cathedrale notre dame de la major, petites rues, le port et ses vendeurs de poissons ...
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.