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Travel Blogs from Marseille
27th April 2003
Barcelona – Marseille
Formule 1 Plan de Campagne No 1
Fine 23 degrees
We left Barcelona at 8.00am and had a great run through the Centre of the city (as it was Sunday there was not much traffic). At first we stayed on the coastal road which was passing through beachside towns many cyclists and …
I also spent a day in a little town called Cassis, which is only a half hour bus ride from Marseille. My friends and I spent a few hours exploring the town (and trying something sweet from every bakery we passed) and then enjoyed delicious sandwiches while sitting on the beach and enjoying the sunshine. There are some pictures from my visit there on here as ...
... the first rude French
person I have met (my waitress) who made it very clear she was not a fan of
Americans! The exciting part about our dinner though was that we had creme brulee for dessert, which is my favorite dessert!
Friday night we attended a housewarming party for a few of
our friends from Finland who recently moved into a beautiful apartment, and
then early Saturday a few of my friends and ...
... on the rebellious population rather out to sea.
Walking along the streets it was like a minefield of dog poo, had to keep our heads down to spot them. Watched the fish markets packing up for the day, after a good morning of trade. Went past a popular statue of a Greek Olympian being devoured by a Lion, his Olympic cup cast down.
Had a lazy morning soaking up the sun. decided to spoil our selves and enjoy some vegemite and cheese toasties for brunch. This may seem basic but when living on a travelling budget this becomes luxury! Realising we were right on a coastal point with ocean either side of us, we went for a stroll around the area. By the time we took off it was mid afternoon, drove further along the coast before parking up for the night in Gemenos.