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... point in the city, is seen as the guardian of the city and is commonly called a bonne mere (the good mother).
Once we got into town, we took the long route around the harbor, grabbed a couple drinks and headed to the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations, referred to as "Mucem".
We walked a ton and now I'm finishing my night with a glass of wine and a good meal. Sante! (cheers!)
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.
Have arrived at the Marseille / Provence International Airport which completes the first leg of our 20 hour Journey home. It is a beautiful airport, we are waiting now to check in. Yesterday, was a relaxing sort of day. We slept in until 9:00 am then went for breakfast at the hotel. We walked into town and did some more shopping and I took some more ...
... for dinner. I thought we should eat somewhere around here [the hotel]. We drove up and around to the main street and found a parking spot (or at least we think it was a parking spot) across from a restaurant. We had a great dinner at Chez Gaby. Hunter had the Salade Mediteraneenne, and I had Carpaccio de Boeuf. Afterward, we relaxed and talked with a big pot of Turkish black tea. It was tres calme.
Now we are hanging out at the hotel, thankful for another wonderful day.
Yesterday morning we had a lovely farewell breakfast with Christiane and Robert, then headed towards Aix.
A quiet lunch in the old town and then checked in at "Cat's Place". It is the fabulous house where we stayed in 2012. No sooner had we arrived and unloaded the car, we had a text from Rick saying they would be here shortly, arriving at the town train station (not the out of town TGV station).
We were ...