Travel Blogs from Marseille
... sites. Given the choppy seas, this proved to be a little uncomfortable for me but I held on tightly. It was well worth the view of the majestic limestone cliffs that have now been named a historic preservation site in France. The little seaside resort of Cassis is nestled at the foot of the impressive Cape Canaille Cliff and is a former Roman trading post. It boasts jagged ...
... that she likes – how lovely that these have been handed down through a generation.
Carol is from Miramas and never moved outside of this area to live, Eric is French and was born in Germany as his parents moved around a lot with his father’s work, they met in Aix-en-Provence approx 40 minutes from here and have two teenage daughters – (don’t need to say anymore other than they are teenagers!!)
... with the family otherwise I am going to be like a rhino on my bike ha haa!!
Another day off tomorrow, we haven't even started and we have two days off - wow this is not what we are use to, normally we always do so many hours before a break, Carol & Eric are very generous, they have their hardship story of an accident that Eric had that changed their lives 3 & 1/2 years ago - ...
... a great time although it was very hot and the sun glare was unpleasant....but better than winter in Melbourne.
On the way home, the trusty navigator routed us through Salon de Provence. I was sure we'd been there before but no...well worth the stop, although their version of iced coffee was very odd and had a big swig of almond syrup ...yuck.
Boris and Marg had volunteered to be cook dinner. They had done shopping at the markets before we headed out ...
... worth a look. Depending on how enthusiastic you are feeling while there, you could hike there for days and never run out of new places to explore. I went back for a second time last weekend but this time instead of hiking up, we hiked all the way down to the water. Although I left with a few scrapes and bruises since we decided to take a "short-cut" and just hike straight ...
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