Category Archives: France

Visit to John & Therese in Boulogne, France – 9th October

John and Therese were due a visit especially since they had been able to take back many of the bottles of wine etc that Bill had received for this birthday in Edinburgh.  Just 4hrs drive and we arrived early evening … Continue reading

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Marseille – Day 3

The Notre Dame Church, Vieux Port and MuCEUM.    

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Carry le Rouet – Day 2

There was a sea-urchin festival taking place in Carry le Rouet a town about 30minutes along the coast. Just had to check it out! The train runs along the Cote de Bleu and passes through L’Estaque where Cezanne, amongst others, painted. It … Continue reading

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Marseille, Day 1

A cheap Ryanair ticket from Eindhoven to Marseille to hopefully find some sun.  We did find sun but unfortunately also a cold wind. Hotel was right next to the train station and I’d paid extra for a terrace but we … Continue reading

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Paris – 7th to 11th October

Arrived at Paris from Koblenz late afternoon and it was a 15 minute walk to the Hotel Aida Marais on the Rue du Chateau d’Eau near the Place de la Republique. Room was small but it had everything we needed … Continue reading

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