Le Domaine de Tournon
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Second to last full day in Europe.. sighhh.
Olivier and I went to an inlet to swim in the afternoon. Another gorgeous day. After coming back and feeding Charlotte some wonderful spinach gunk, we took a trip into Marseille, the second largest city in France next to Paris.
We first headed to Notre-Dame de le Garde, a catholic bascillia located at the highest point in Marseille. This church, seen from ...
Once we got back and showered, the four of us (including Charlotte, their daughter) took a little stroll through town. Full of sail boats, great little restaurants flanking the seas edges, people people watching... They live in a fantasy world.. minutes away from Cassis, another fantasy world.
Come visit France.. its gorgeous.
... lunch and returned the hotel. We relaxed around the pool until about 5:00 when we walked back downtown for a last bit of sight seeing and shopping. We had a wonderful dinner of Mussels and French Fries followed by specialty coffee and dessert. We returned to the hotel where the group met to cleanup any left over wine, etc. That is all for now, Cheeers ...
... had a better rate.
We were then ready for dessert from Paul. We perused the glass cases filled with delectable goodies: palmiers, gauffres, and then we saw it. A box of 12 macarons. Ding, ding, ding--that was it.
We walked around some more, occasionally going into a shop here and there. It was definitely a shoppers area with great unique French stores and also some more familiar ones like Tommy Hilfiger, Lacoste, etc.
A bit drained from the ...
... we are scrambling to find cash all the time. After finding and settling in to our accommodation, which is a nice extremely French feeling hotel, we headed in to Aix, found some markets for a wander and headed to a mini mart to buy some dinner. Decided to go cheap! All in all a day of sights as we passed amazing country side and got the feel of France. My elective choice for years 9 and 10 have FINALLY come good. I am much more comfortable with the French ...