Residhotel Cap Bleu
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... beautiful natural beaches! We had a narrated bus tour through the city of Toulon on our way back. Toulon is France's military port that guards from the Mediterranean Sea. The color of the water on the sea was a crystal blue. The sight was absolutely priceless. Driving through the beautiful seaside town of Sanary was also picturesque. Jacques Cousteau once lived there and his son still ...
... 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!!)
... with the family otherwise I am going to be like a rhino on my bike ha haa!!
Another day off tomorrow, we haven't even started and we have two days off - wow this is not what we are use to, normally we always do so many hours before a break, Carol & Eric are very generous, they have their hardship story of an accident that Eric had that changed their lives 3 & 1/2 years ago - ...
... a great time although it was very hot and the sun glare was unpleasant....but better than winter in Melbourne.
On the way home, the trusty navigator routed us through Salon de Provence. I was sure we'd been there before but no...well worth the stop, although their version of iced coffee was very odd and had a big swig of almond syrup ...yuck.
Boris and Marg had volunteered to be cook dinner. They had done shopping at the markets before we headed out ...
... is a fish stew with special spices unique to Marseille. There was a lot of hype about it, and it was delicious, but not AMAZING. However, I was enjoying myself too much to be sad that I splurged on this "special" meal. You gotta do it once right? When's the next time I will be in Marseille? Probably never. (sad).
After the late lunch, I enjoyed just sitting by the docks and enjoying life. Plus, I needed some rest for the next day because ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed