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... 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 ...
I bought some flowers here
I bought some cheese here
Here is a funny advertisement for catnip
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 ...
... that I checked the prices. 180E for a knitted top and 200E+ for a pair of trousers. So much for my taste.
I guess the highlights for us were Place et Fontaine de la Mairie with its 1756 fountain, town hall, corn exchange and Astronomical clock tower (time, phases of the moon and wooden statues that change with the seasons.) That now makes three of the major Astronomical clocks we have seen; Strasbourg, Prague and now Aix.
I still ...
... for Geraldine's birthday...wow it was great and you know when the third carton of Mumm champagne is opened then it must be a good party!
2. We went to Marseille and Cassis. Fascinating and one brave soul swam in the Med
... needed instructions). We tried to sneak John in afterwards, but he was afraid it would lock him in and he'd never get out. Then in the restuarant, we had the smallest bathroom in the world. John felt like Gulliver.
The traffic lights are very unusual. There is a big post with a light on it on the street with two smaller posts blocking the car. The driver comes up beside the big post and pushes a button, and the small posts go down ...