Travel Blogs from Marseille
Really beautiful train ride along the coast (which in a way it is a shame that the railway is right on the beach) Marseille is a bigger city and not so quaint but the port area is nice. Flew out of Marseille to Lisbon. I know not quite geographically logicall
I also spent a day in a little town called Cassis, which is only a half hour bus ride from Marseille. My friends and I spent a few hours exploring the town (and trying something sweet from every bakery we passed) and then enjoyed delicious sandwiches while sitting on the beach and enjoying the sunshine. There are some pictures from my visit there on here as ...
... that has the most delicious fresh
baguettes that I have ever had. We all snacked on the baguettes, which were the
size of my entire arm, on our walk back home and felt so French. We concluded
this is the only country in the world where you can walk down the streets while
snacking on a baguette and not get strange looks from people! Since then it has been beautiful and sunny outside, so we are starting ...
... way around the Port to have a glance at the Cathedral de Major, and the Jardin du Pharo on the opposite bank that was built by Napoleon. Caught the free boat that crosses the port, to get back to the van and to see it from the water.
Drove to Arles to park up for the night relaxing next to river Rhone, sharing the spot with 9 other campers. ...
Had a lazy morning soaking up the sun. decided to spoil our selves and enjoy some vegemite and cheese toasties for brunch. This may seem basic but when living on a travelling budget this becomes luxury! Realising we were right on a coastal point with ocean either side of us, we went for a stroll around the area. By the time we took off it was mid afternoon, drove further along the coast before parking up for the night in Gemenos.