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... could look one way and see Marseille in the distance, shift right and see solitary crags rising sporadically just offshore, or look straight ahead and see the sapphire blue Mediterranean glistening in the morning sun. Any way we turned, it took our breath away. After taking the boat back to the mainland, we grabbed some lunch at the marina before hopping on a bus up to the highest point in the city, to visit Notre Dame de la Garde, a cathedral overlooking Marsille and the sea. ...
At some point overnight, the skies turned from clear with tons of stars to cloudy and rain. The weather change didn't really make for a rough seas, however. As we pulled into Toulon, France, I could see that the skies were clear on the western horizon, so there was hope that they would be clearing over the city and we’d have a nice day to explore Toulon.
Due to the ship’s size, it is unable to dock in Toulon ...
... that's all folks. Until next time!
French word of the day:
...that's a funny word haha.
Ps have I told you about my neighbours upstairs??
Oh. And there is no upstairs. Soooo like the attic I guess.
I can tell they're pretty big because when I hear them running around up there...well it's noisy. And there's more than one. Yea. They're great. As long as they stay there ...
... again. So, i invited my French classmates. Only the swedes couldn't come, but the other three were able to make it! Needless to say, for an american holiday/tradition we were rather international. Around the dinner table we were representing: America, Thailand, Poland, Latvia, England and France. It was great! A night well spent.
Ok, So afterwards me and my three friends went into Aix, had fun and I stayed with a friend for the night. So coming to the point of ...
We missed the summer lavender fields. If you really dig modern painting, Aix-en-Provence may hold some charm. Not a bad town, just nothing really spectacular.
Nancy liked the shopping in the old town during the market day.
My pic is a bit snarky. Just showing what is undoubtedly the worst (somewhat) functionally aircraft carrier in the world, the Charles de Gaulle.