Hotel Saint Roch
Travel Blogs from Martigues
... second week of May so we are being given a lot of free time to do some traveling which is perfect!
I will be leaving for Morocco this Wednesday the 26th and will be returning to Marseille on the 10th of March. The part I’m most excited for is the camel ride we have scheduled! Expect an entry and many pictures when I return!
This last week and a half has been so much fun! The few days
after my first post, it rained like crazy here and my friends and I were going
a little bit crazy because we wanted to explore but couldn’t do much outside
with the rain. During the last day of the several days of rain, we all braved
the rain and decided to walk down the little side streets by the port and check
out the little markets. We found ...
... 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. ...
... the van Gogh tour, as he actually spent some time here and completed several of his works of art.
This is an interesting little tour and worth doing if you have the time, and definitely if you're a fan of van Gogh.
We arrived just after midday and just missed the farmers markets near the Tourist Information ...
... herded animals in their little pens! The other side of the street was full of designer boutiques so we had a little look in the windows as we passed. Cannes was quite nice really, not as busy as Nice, not as many tourists. We got back on the road and made our way around to the coast to Marseille. The traffic in Marseille was crazy! We were stuck at one light for almost half an hour! It was too much for us so ...