Marseille

Image credit: George Pearman

Marseille

We left Lyon around 11 or 12 today and drove to Marseille. Instead of taking the 3 hour route, we opted for a longer route with more scenery. The drive was fun since we got to see some French countryside.

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Lyon and Marseille on a map

Lunch was in a supermarket parking lot along the way where we had cheese and bread (and I had a tomato).

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Vikram is weirded out by the way I am eating a tomato

After arriving at Marseille we walked around the harbor area. There were a lot of boats and a cathedral up on the hill.

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A lot of boats

This is the view from our Airbnb, which was a couple floors up.

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Our view

Later than night we went for a walk with better lighting, allowing me to take this shot:

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Marseille

We went to an “Irish Pub” during happy hour. It was popular, but we were lucky enough to sit outside by the boats.

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An Irish pub in France

Many people sat by the water with their feet wet, so we did too. While there we got to see this boat park:

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Behind us was a large crowd of people dancing around some drummers. The ceiling was really cool!

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People dancing by some drums

I’m not quite sure how it happened, but I turned around to look at something and next thing I know, Vikram had fallen in the water (apparently he was trying to wet his hands). After fishing him out, we went home to dry off.

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Vikram fell in the water