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... we wanted to see the Mediterranean, so we decided to go anyway, thinking it would just be an interesting time-killer. The boat ride over was really rough, but the views of the port of Marseille were awesome, as was the close pass by Chateau d'If. When we got to Frioul, we were in for a surprise. There must have been only 20 people on the whole island, and they all went a different way than us. We walked up to a little space between two cliffs, and came out the other side on an ...
... it docks in the town of La Seyne sur Mer which is across the harbor from Toulon. So, in order to get into town, we had the option of taking a cab which would take about 45 minutes, taking a ferry boat organized by Celebrity for $15.00 roundtrip, or take the public ferry from La Seyne into Toulon for approximately $3.00 each way. We opted for the later.
As we stepped of the ship after breakfast, we were hit with gale force winds! ...
... be when taking care of kids. Lets see, Kasia's exact words were, "oh lord! Your kids are going to hate you!" Hahaha! See Kasia! Not everyone hates my style! But it's nice to know I'm doing a good job. And I'm loving doing it all!
Yes mom, even the dishes/cleaning! Which I do a little of from time to time. You ever notice how it's much more fun/appealing to do the dishes/cleaning at someone else's house than your own?
... a really nice couple and very open minded. Meeting them totally made my day!
Side note: Pam and Jack, they told me about a website to check if you're looking to rent an apartment or cottage, i don't know if you already know about this site, but they used it for Paris and in Aix and spoke very highly of it. Here is the link: http://www.vrbo.com/
its called Vacation Rentals By Owner. I've already done a search for Saint Maximin and there wasn't anything ...
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.