Day trip by Train to Marseille. September 15th 2016 Weather today was glorious again after last night’s violent storm (which knocked our electric off). Now cooler though, nearer 24 than 30 and set to stay that way for lots more days. Lovely.
Never thought much about Marseille except as a place to avoid driving through which we’ve had to do twice. The guide book didn’t tell us much so our trip today was a rather lovely surprise.
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Europe » France » Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur » Marseille 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