Mercure Aix en Provence Ste Victoire
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... 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 ...
... Angela even made chicken soup from the bones of a rotisserie chicken we had. We have bought quite a bit from the various markets which has all been fresh and reasonably priced. Live style here is ideal, hot weather, 24 to 30, plentiful supply of fresh food and wine, friendly people. Most speak English and we are picking up some French. Bob knowing French is an ...
... 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!!)
... a couple of hours on a bike? -- no problem. No problem until we hit the first hill out of town. It was long and it was steep, and I was concerned. As everyone paused to catch their breath, the guide said in heavily accented English, "That was the worst. After this, no problem." Fine, until we hit the next hill. It was long and it was steep and I wasn't having much fun. There was a time I might have pushed through it, but ...
... pox, and the treatment is an antiviral drug which she started taking after we returned home. We'll need to go to the pharmacy tomorrow for some special shampoo and a topical antiseptic.
The most amazing part of the ordeal, apart from the five drunken Frenchmen with whom I attempted to converse while waiting for Dee, was that we were neither asked for a payment, nor given a bill of any sort. What a fantastic health care system! Vive la France!
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