Aix-en-Provence November 12th 2009 When I first walked down the main boulevard of Aix-en-Provence I thought to myself 'Ah, so HERE's France'. Sadly, apart from that one street, Aix wasn't as pretty or quintissentially french as I'd been led to believe. Also, because tourist season was over, a lot of the things worth visiting were closed.
I did get to see the artist Cezanne's studio though! I'm not totally mad about his art but ... read more
Europe » France » Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur » Aix-en-Provence Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
About Me:I'm a Melbourne girl born and bred, and it´s definitely a beautiful city and a fantastic place to live BUT I've now been living in England since December 2009 and I LOVE it! So may stay here for some time. Between leaving Oz and moving to England I backpacked Italy, Spain and France for three months. Best experience of my life.
Date I Left Australia: September 2nd, 2009. It's been two years since I was able to return for a visit so if anyone fancies donating a return ticket to me I will love you forever! haha.
Highlights so far: Wa... full info