Travel Blogs from Marseille
... looking at all the different kinds of things we could buy. Tonight is the first night we get to cook since we have been in France. We found some gluten free pasta so we are having that! I was tempted to buy duck from a gourmet canard shop. From what I could tell it pretty much just sold duck and duck related products! But I don't cook duck regularly at home, so I figured it probably wasn't best to try something new in a small and fairly basic ...
... mouth. But I tell you - what a trooper - he pretty much are it all. When we got back to wifi we found out that it was pigs intestines and that the French view was, the stronger the smell the better the meal! When Mr S ordered the meal the waiter gave him a bit of a look ... We weren't sure what it meant at the time but now we know he was impressed with the choice!! Lunches - we love to eat but we know that we have to moderate ourselves when we are ...
... beautiful or as spectacular as I thought they would be given the write up - the walk to the view was well worth it.
The walk went up a steep path along side a calanques (not sure which one!). We could now clearly see what these muddy looking cliffs were made from. Lots of rocks of various sizes make up the imposing structure. I assume that the Calanques closer to Cassis and Marseille ...
... majestic Calanques looking down at us (apparently named MUGEL and FIGUEROLLES). A Calanques is a 'steep-walled inlet' or in other words a huge cliff! The ones looking over la ciotat seem to be made of mud but I think they are actually a dark limestone. We jumped on a boat tour and went from La Ciotat to Marseille. It took about 2 and a half hours. One of those I enjoyed looking at the cliffs and cute little beach inlets. The ...
... door to a fantastic restaurant and had a gourmet meal and shared some wine with our new-found friends - all included in the cost. Day 2 (8kms) Headed down to breakfast at 8am a little footsore. Roger drove us to Fort de Bregancon, where we followed a coastal path, sweeping bays, and arrived at a beautiful restaurant on the beach of L'Estagnol. After magnificent lunch we finished off with a game of pétanque. We ...
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