Day 12, Marseille, France September 22nd 2016 Day 12 Marseilles
Marseilles is a lovely place. I did a sightseeing tour. It was probably the most disappointing tour of the trip. No, not that it failed to deliver; it was absolutely what it said it was, ‘The top 10 sights in Marseille.’ The only thing was I didn’t know what was a good commentary and knowledge of the area and which were the ‘sights’. There was only one sto ... read more
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
My first solo trip was 2016 and it happened to be Europe.
I flew to Greece (via Changi & Dubai) to meet a cruise from Piraeus, Greece to Barcelona, Spain, with stops at Rhodes, Greece; Malta, Siciliy, three other ports in Italy and Marseilles, France.
From Barcelona (staying overnight), I travelled by very fast train to Montpellier, France, (staying overnight) and on to Nice. After 2 nights at Nice with a day trip to Monaco. Then I flew to Greece for 2 nights in Athens and then home via Dubai and Kuala Lumpar.
........ all by myself!
Fast forward to 2017 and I am planning anothe... full info