Escale Oceania Marseille Vieux Port
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The port is far away from the town
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Our first port of call was Marseille where we were one of about four cruise ships in port at the time. Marseille is the second largest city in France. You need to take a shuttle bus into the pot side area where there were many restaurants and a market in operation. We bought tickets on thus l,title train that went to the Notre Dame de la garde …
... the ship we discovered 'les petits trains' which transported us from the Old Port to Notre Dame de la garde, going through the Corniche. This was a fascinating 'tour' where we saw great contrasts of the old and new. We climbed the stairs at 'Notre Dame de la garde' to 531 feet altitude where the statue 'La Bonne Mere' watches over an amazing view of the city. Marseille is the second largest city in France, after Paris, with a population of ...
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Jan was meeting everyone at an art lecture in one of Cezanne's homes but I opted out so I could prepare for the big event. The party ...
... had closed early, so this caused issues with many of us (including me!) who were busting for the toilet and running around the basilica like mad things looking for other options. Poor Pepe the driver, who is meticulous with his bus reluctantly opened the bus toilet which they normally discourage.
We are loving being back in France although it has a very different feel, I suppose because of the seaside and Spanish and Italian influence.
... Finally happy with his selection we were able to sit and await departure. And then they boarded....our bus mates, who were going to share nine hours of Spanish and French country side and magnificent ocean views and all manner of other wonderful sites and experiences. Most were chubby, masculine women in hijabs with accompanying chubby and masculine looking children (what IS It with those eyebrows on a two year old???) and loads of hand language, ...