Hotel Carre Vieux Port Marseille
Travel Blogs from Marseille
... C'est sud - we were able to eat dinner listening to the Aix Big Band!! This was especially nice as this weekend we would have been at the Merimbula Jazz Festival if we were at home. We felt like we missed out a bit when we saw the photos of Spectrum having so much fun. But this was pretty good! Farmers Markets are not just for Saturdays here. There seems to be fresh food markets every day, although apparently some days are better then ...
... pretty pervasive. In other words, you can't un smell some things! We still didn't really know what it was but we thought it was probably offal of some kind. It was still meat like, but something just wasn't right. Mr S said it reminded him of the smell coming from some of the boats in the harbour that we had passed during the day. The smell was coming from their heads (toilets) so you can imagine what he was thinking every time he put a piece ...
... as they consist of limestone.
There were some interesting flowers in the garden - including a bottle brush that we almost walked right passed. It's funny that it took a while to realise that there was something wrong with seeing one of these in France.
Walk back to the town was aided by a stop at the local ice cream shop - Italian gelato is good in any language!
... and a half I sat staring at the horizon trying to convince myself that I wasn't going to die. Trust me it was bumpy and while the swell didn't look huge - there were waves hitting the windows. Even Mr S conceded 'it was pretty rough out there". My friend John is planning a trip to France with his wife and daughter. We have been researching together - but his research has centred around chocolate shops and cafés! This one is for ...
We got a later start on the day because we had to figure our transportation, etc, so instead of making our way back to the museum we headed to another beach. We went to Plage Vieille Chapelle this time and has been the largest beach we've been to so far. There was no sand. The beach was made of little pebbles, so it wasn't too bad and pretty compfy to lay down on. This beach was pretty much all teenagers. Michelle and I bought a bottle of wine and ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed