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Travel Blogs from Martigues
... at all the wealth around the place..
Fun over walked back up the hill back to the train and back to our lovely Aix.It was all a bit of a dream moment.Enjoy the photos they say more about the place than I can.
Just had dinner and packing for a very early start for Paris. Expect to be there by 12.00ish
WIll talk tomorrow as our last stage begins.
This time next week we will be on our way home.:-)
The travelling Parisianberries xxx
... Then we found the big supermarket - oh well next time. Quelle horror - we were locked out on our return, thinking it required a punch in code we sent an emergency call to Francoise. No response - what to do??? On observing a lady returning to her apartment in a nearby building, we saw that the key tag operates on a touch system - joy oh joy we were in. Need a good nights sleep after a busy day. We had dinner at the restaurant underneath our ...
... from ochre and brightly coloured .Do picturesque. On to Senanque Abby in Bonnieux high on top of ancient town. Some parts of abby as old as 10th century. Last village, Lourmarin one of Provence's prettiest towns. It was a day to remember for a long time. Back to Aix at 6.00 pm nice wine to unwind on way home and early night.
Hope all had good weekend
Luv us xx
... choice was Marseille, we wanted to come to the south specifically for Marseille. It took us around 30 minutes from Aubagne and it was absolutely stunning. Driving into the city, we had to pass through a tunnel which ran directly through the mountains. Parking from now on was set out to be a nightmare, we couldn't afford to park anywhere but of course in all the big cities parking your car has its extortionate prices. To give you an idea of money - Ben had ...
... with other European and expat friends to the contrary, we were able to find a turkey - and a 5.1kg (11+lb) one at that!! Not only that, but the Auchan had a whole wall of various turkey parts (breasts, legs, etc.) so even lacking a whole turkey we could have put together a fine meal. the only thing I couldn't find was fresh herbs. This is Provence - didn't they invent rosemary?? Armed with local cheese, sausage, baguette, and a value-size ...