Residhotel Cap Bleu
Travel Blogs from Martigues
... cool down until 8 or 9 pm. France and probably Europe runs on different time to Australia. We remembered this from our trip to Paris last year. You tend to get up late, we have been out the house around 10 to 11 ish each morning, then a late lunch, followed by a nap. Most of the shops/museums etc close during the middle of the day. Then by late afternoon we are ready to do something else, another walk or church etc. then home to change for ...
... a game and I was running and unfortunately I grazed my knee. While I was sitting in the sun while the boys were playing soccer with a guy called Edgar who baby sat us and he speaks really good English with us. After the boys played their game some friends of the owners came and joined us. After about 30 mins we had to go and went to some friends called Aude, Greg, Victoire and Oscar ...
This morning we sailed into Marseilles, the second city of France. As we were entering the waters of this city the island of Frioul could be seen with the castle on it which was used as a jail and became famous thanks to Alexander Dumas and his novel 'The Count of Monte Christo'.
Marseilles is a very quaint and interesting city with its marina in the centre of the city where there is a market and any number of outdoor cafés, full to bursting with tourists and ...
... It was just great spending a few hours together, French and English dictionaries in hand. The son of the family next door, is training at the local French Air Force university and his English is very good (compared to our French). It was great having him on hand. He asked lots of questions and was the conduit between us all. Lots of fun. Distance travelled (by car) so far 3050km. 478km to Barcelona. ...
... after sleeping for most of the car ride, he threw a party from approximately 12am until 3:30am. So needless to say it was a rough night, and we spent most of Friday morning taking shifts to go back to sleep while also keeping the baby awake to convince him that it was daytime.
When we finally ventured out, it was to make a trip to the Auchan Hypermarche for grocery shopping. Grocery shopping in a foreign country is one of my ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed