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... as an alternative excursion. On this five hour tour, we enjoyed this quaint seaside village, Les Calanques, and the perfume store/museum where you could purchase fine colognes and perfumes, L'eau de Cassis. Cassis is also known for its white wines but having already partaken in Italy yesterday, we decided to forego it in the interest of taking a boat excursion of 45 minutes out to ...
... that lot there was no negotiation it was on the bikes for a test ride. We originally were getting what you call crosstail bikes which are a cross between a city bike and a bike that you can ride on trails. JB in the bike shop was exceptional and he really thought it would be better for us to get 29’er mountain bikes with the right tyres so we can go anyway, we both liked the idea of still being able to go mountain biking too. We got ...
... 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 ...
... have anything I needed to do anyhow. Last night, I took something to help me sleep and went to bed around midnight. I wanted to be awake first thing in the morning for Marseille.
The port where we are docked is about 12 miles from the center of town, so I purchased transportation from the cruise line for $15 round trip, which is pretty good from what I’ve seen with cabs. I took the first one in to town at 8 a.m. ...
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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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