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After about an 8 hour train ride, we made it to Marseille around 7 pm. To our surprise, our hostel actually turned out to be a hotel, French TV and all. But no one goes to France just to watch the TV, so we headed out to look around.
The sun had already set, but the View Port still looked amazing and it felt so nice to be in southern France …
... we wanted to see the Mediterranean, so we decided to go anyway, thinking it would just be an interesting time-killer. The boat ride over was really rough, but the views of the port of Marseille were awesome, as was the close pass by Chateau d'If. When we got to Frioul, we were in for a surprise. There must have been only 20 people on the whole island, and they all went a different way than us. We walked up to a little space between two cliffs, and came out the other side on an ...
... the weather was clearing, the winds had really picked up. Frankly the thought of the ferry boat in these winds was not very pleasant…. Sorry I stopped taking my sea sickness pills! After some walking around La Seyne, we found the ferry boat stop (not very well marked) and within minutes we were on the ferry boat to Toulon. Thankfully the ride was pretty smooth even with the wind.
The ferry boat dropped us at the ...
... its a small school so not many students)
Then at dinner last night Laura made a comment I've heard for 16 years: you would be a good teacher.
I'm beginning to think people are trying to tell me something. Haha. I've heard that since I was little... Maybe it's something to look into. Even Nicole agreed with Laura and complemented me on how well I am with Laura and that I do a good job. Kasia can attest to how "strict" ...
... While waiting for the bus back to Saint Maximin an elderly couple came up to me and asked if the bus stop i was at was the bus for going to Nice, well all they said was, "Nice? Nice?" and pointed toward the stop, assuming they spoke French i replied with "oui" ha. Well then the gentleman turned to his wife and started speaking plain english! So I approached them asking "oh! you speak english?" and from there our conversation spiraled! We spoke while waiting for ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSylvabelle Hotel Marseille
Me and my friends stayed there with initial thoughts that it was going to be a hostel. To our surprise it was just a reasonably priced hotel. There was a TV and a private bathroom for each room. Very pleasant stay!
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