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... dinner. It's bedtime now, as we're getting up bright and early to take a train along the French Riviera to Genoa, Italy. France was so much better than we even expected; we didn't encounter any rude French people (not sure where that stigma came from - everyone was very nice and helpful to us), and we saw so many things that were unbelievably incredible in many ways: historically, emotionally, spiritually, naturally, architecturally, culturally... you name it, we saw it. GREAT first ...
... Regardless, dinner was excellent. Rack of Lamb for me tonight, and it was perfect. After dinner, we went to the main theater for the Captain’s greeting and a Broadway revue show. The captain was the highlight of the show. He’s extremely funny (and Greek). The show was ok, just about what you would expect for a cruise shipAfter the show, it was bed time…
Tomorrow, our last port for a couple of days, ...
... my revenge on France, rather on Carrefour, a store that's like Target, I set out to find their nail polish. Thanks to marissa I now go into stores and pretend like I'm browsing the nail polish but instead just paint my nails. Voila! Free nail polish. Well much to my chagrin all their nail polish bottles were in packages! I could not get to them.
One day Carrefour, I will get my revenge.
And that's my rant for ...
... up, but for Aix there were quite a few and the site supplies other surrounding towns if you don't want to be in Aix. Just thought i'd let ya know in case you're still looking!
Ok, now what some of you have been waiting for...pictures! There are more below!
So the pictures are a bit old, like from two weeks ago, but they are of the pretty scenery from around here! :)
Miss you all!
Hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving/Black Friday, haha.
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.