Hotel La Caravelle
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... could look one way and see Marseille in the distance, shift right and see solitary crags rising sporadically just offshore, or look straight ahead and see the sapphire blue Mediterranean glistening in the morning sun. Any way we turned, it took our breath away. After taking the boat back to the mainland, we grabbed some lunch at the marina before hopping on a bus up to the highest point in the city, to visit Notre Dame de la Garde, a cathedral overlooking Marsille and the sea. ...
... that's all folks. Until next time!
French word of the day:
...that's a funny word haha.
Ps have I told you about my neighbours upstairs??
Oh. And there is no upstairs. Soooo like the attic I guess.
I can tell they're pretty big because when I hear them running around up there...well it's noisy. And there's more than one. Yea. They're great. As long as they stay there ...
... for about 30 minutes and then another 40 on the bus ride. Turns out they were from Boston, the gentleman had just retired and so they were touring around France for 3 months. The woman had lived near Nice as a child for a couple years so it was kind of like coming home. ALSO, they had two children who were adopted from Korea! I don't know about you all, but I don't meet many people with kids who are adopted, so when that was revealed we had so much more to talk about. ...
... je crois que je vais rester ici plus longtemps! Retour a lappart pour diner, restant d?hier, comme dhab, jai faite de la bouffe pour 50, donc ya des restants pour 3 jours lol. Lezardage sur la terrasse, oh appel de Benben! Donc jarriverai a Avignon jeudi (si romain est daccord pour que je prolonge mon sejour ici) et Montpellier vendredi! Bon, ce pm Notre Dame de la Garde; apres une tonne descaliers, jy arrive! la vue est superbe! on voit toute la ville de ...
We missed the summer lavender fields. If you really dig modern painting, Aix-en-Provence may hold some charm. Not a bad town, just nothing really spectacular.
Nancy liked the shopping in the old town during the market day.
My pic is a bit snarky. Just showing what is undoubtedly the worst (somewhat) functionally aircraft carrier in the world, the Charles de Gaulle.