Hotel Mariette Pacha
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... Marseille is fantastic for scuba diving, so I have a new bucket list item!
Another interesting experience was my transportation to and from Marseille – Blablacar! Blablacar is a kind of ride sharing (covoiturage). It’s different from Uber and Lyft because you’re not hiring a driver, just joining one. A person driving somewhere can post his trip route, and others can sign up to join him/her for the drive. You pay a certain amount ...
... little part
that I would have liked to spend more time in as well, called Le Panier, I’m so
glad Baptiste told me about it. It has the skinniest little roads that cars
cannot go down, it has colorful little shops, it has art and you can get lost,
in every sense of the word.
Marseille has a pretty port with a view of the Notre-Dame de
la Garde behind it, up on the hill.
And if you ever find yourself in Marseille, be sure to ...
... and out of touch with the universe for quiet some time.) I'm a little apprehensive but go ahead with it anyway. That night at dinner I was exceedingly thirsty, I don't know what Sylvia did with her needles but I had five glasses of water at dinner and then another three after wards. (Guess what I was doing every hour that night!) ...
... The port is a good 30/40 minute drive from the centre of Marseille and so we opt for the boat transfer to the old port which will take about 30 mins. I had devised a walking tour of the Panier or the Old Town before we left the UK. The boat drop off is at a point mid way through the walk but as it's a circular walk we just start at that point. First stop is the magnificent Cathedral for some photos before heading into the ...
... Panier District.
There were so many surprises. For example, at the far end of the old port is the gorgeous Museum of Civilization. It has this cool sculptural wall which goes all the way to the top of the museum. Then at the top of the museum, there is a quaint café/restaurant (of course) and a ramp that leads to another attraction -- the old Fort. At the top of the old fort is a series of art pieces like the ...