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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 ...
... morning. Wow, what a dinner....salmon a la Boris. It was fabulous. Also has made me realise that high quality cooking skills may become a mandatory requirement for all future visitors.
We headed to bed around 11pm and my stomach was again uncomfortable. This time it became worse as the night rolled on and I made the call to head to the hospital around 3am. It was only five minutes away and, unlike in Australia, there was no queue.
It did not fill ...
... one low point with a shocker of a meal at a local restaurant in Aix
6. Yesterday we managed a trip to Loumarin, Roussillon, Gordes and Lacoste. Four fabulous villages
7. Finally I must again rave about Carrieries du Lumieres.....it is the best exhibition ever.
Marg and Boris arrive ...
... Got home around 7pm and headed to town in Aix for dinner. We'd had a snack at this place last week and the food was ok, and the live music was great. Last night the music was good but the food was COLD. Cold fish & chips, cold risotto....if you see a photo of the head waiter it should have been a warning, cut off jeans, backward baseball cap, zero interest. Name of place Le ...
... for Aix-en-Provence. During
our first day there we quickly realized how different Aix-en-Provence is from
Marseille. We felt like we blended in much better and were safer. We also found
that it was a little easier to understand people there when speaking French. I
think they spoke slower there, which may have just been coincidence, but my
friend and I were really excited that we were able to finally ...
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