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Awaking each morning to tea and toast etc. served to our room whenever we desire (6:30 for me) and having it on the balcony as the ship comes in to the next port is an unforgettable experience. This we did again today as we arrived at Marseilles - La Joliette. The view is stunning and we later enjoyed it more as we had 'proper breakfast' on the Terrace upstairs with John and Melinda. Then off on our meanderings into Marseille. After a good ...
... had enough room to store cold beverages. Jan was in charge of purchasing beverages so she set out for the Monoprix (where they sell everything) and I set out to the farmer's market to see what we could do for hors d'oeuvres. We were figuring on about 6-8 people.
I bought some veggies for crudite here
I bought some olives here ...
... to say I did understand a good deal of it. There were illustrations!
We all then went to Les Place Richelme for drinks and met some more people who work at the Marshutz School.
Jan and I were planning to see a film that was playing at the l'atelier de Cezanne, in the garden, and it was quite a bit away so we bid "adieu" to our friends and headed over there.
... no high rise. We put together a light meal of meat, bread and salad ad went to bed fairly early: all this fresh air and walking takes its toll. On Monday we mastered the Diablines, little electric vehicles that follow 3 routes around town giving fairly easy access to most parts. As we had booked a day trip on the Sunday we went to meet our guide and the other couple, young Americans from Boston and took off for the beautiful villages of the Louberon: first ...
... fish right off the boat. Our hosts, Gérard and Michèle, then took us to the Petits Trains. The train ride tour took us around Vieux Port and went along Quai Du Port and then went through the streets and alleys of Marseilles. At the top of the small mountain, in the middle of Marseilles, was the Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde. It was so beautiful inside with many paintings and incredible stained glass. On the way down and back, we ...